Op-ed: Canada-Germany hydrogen agreement signals increased role for Atlantic Canada’s ocean energy resources

Elisa Obermann| The Hill Times | September 15, 2022

Last month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz signed a Joint Declaration of Intent, agreeing to co-operate towards a goal of shipping clean hydrogen fuel from Canada to Europe by 2025.

Germany, like many countries around the world, is seeking long-term energy replacements for fossil fuels to meet climate commitments and to ensure energy security. As has been well-documented lately, hydrogen does not emit any carbon or other greenhouse gases when combusted, making it widely viewed as a key pillar as we move forward with global decarbonization efforts.

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