Exclusive: Hydrogen essential to achieving net zero in the UK

For Redcar MP Anna Turley, tackling the climate change emergency is the greatest challenge facing the international community. The world is already experiencing the impact of a changing climate and Turley stresses drastic action must be taken if we are to meet Net Zero targets and stop further damage to the planet.

This is why she established the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hydrogen – a cross-party group of parliamentarians that focuses on raising awareness of, and building support for, large-scale hydrogen conversion projects – in July 2018.

“Hydrogen is essential to achieving Net Zero in the UK and it is clear that there is an interest from central government for a hydrogen economy,” Turley, Chair of the Hydrogen APPG, says in an exclusive interview with H2 View.

“It is difficult to see how the UK would reach its Net Zero carbon reduction targets without major conversion to hydrogen, which is now widely recognised as a vital part of our future energy mix. We have the private sector ready to invest and with government support we can deliver something that’s transformational for the whole of the UK.”

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