Climate hope, or hype? Here’s how the world can get hydrogen right

Hydrogen is a leak-prone gas with potent warming effects that are widely overlooked.

In a talk at the 2023 South by Southwest conference, also known as SXSW, EDF climate scientist Ilissa Ocko explains this and other challenges facing hydrogen as a potential climate solution.

"We need to get it right from the start, and we need to make sure that we take care of these challenges as soon as we can so we don’t have unintended consequences," Ocko says.

Watch the video to find out what it will take for hydrogen to deliver on its clean energy promise.

Video by Kyle Decker