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UN body calls for national hydrogen plans

Enabling a hydrogen economy is one of three key areas that countries must look at in NDCs to Paris Agreement

Enabling a hydrogen economy is one of three key areas that countries must consider ahead of the Cop26 climate talks in November, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (Unece). Hydrogen was a little-discussed issue at the Paris climate talks in 2015, but in the intervening years has come to be considered a key part of achieving net zero. Hydrogen was highlighted as important for achieving the Paris agreement’s goals by a meeting of more than fifty ministers with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in July. But many countries do not yet have hydrogen strategies, including in the nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement. Action on h



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