Some energy cartoons


o   “Power Surge” April 20, 2011 NOVA episode on energy, challenges and outlook


o   NH3 Fuel Association “Promoting a Transition to NH3 as a sustainable, carbon-free fuel”. 


o   Casey, T. “U.S. Department of Energy Announces New Biofuel to Replace Gasoline” March 8, 2011  U.S. Dept. of Energy


o   “Scaling up Alternative Energy” Science August 13, 2010 Special Section pp. 727, 779 – 799.


o   Staubitz, A.; Robertson, A. P. M.; Manners, I.  “Ammonia-Borane and Related Compounds as Dihydrogen Sources”    Chem. Rev. 2010, 110, p 4079 – 4124.


o   Sarah Everts “Harnessing Light” Chem. & Eng. News April 13, 2009, p 46-50.


o   Vito Agosta “The Ammonia Economy: there is an alternative to a hydrogen future.” Mechanical Engineering July 10, 2003.


o   Mitch Jacoby “Bottling Hydrogen in Solids” Chem. & Eng. News January 28, 2008, p 67.


o   “The Hydrogen Economy – Energy and Economic Black Hole”  Alice Friedemann, September 2004

o   Forum on making oxygen (splitting water, artificial photosynthesis)  Inorganic Chemistry 2008, v. 47(6).


o   Aquygen “a combustible gas (H2/O2 mix) made from water”  see


o   National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO.


o   Green Car Congress, hydrogen storage materials


o   "Water will be the coal of the future."   Jules Verne in The Mysterious Island World Publishing Company, 1957, Part II, Ch. 11.  Original pub. 1874.


o   Iowa Energy Center (Iowa State), providing information and research updates on renewable energy sources


o   Ammonia fuel cells, in which hydrogen is derived from catalytic ammonia decomposition   Jason Ganley, Howard University,  October 2005


o   Hydrogen production via solar and nuclear energy   Ken Schulz, April 2003


o   Hydrogen advocates debunk some of the myths  that are roadblocks on the path to a hydrogen economy.


o   See Air Products hydrogen storage and distribution initiative at


o   Matheson Tri Gas sells a table-top hydrogen generator that uses water electrolysis.


o   Ashley, S. "On the Road to Fuel-cell Cars" Scientific American March 2005, p 62.


o   Port, O. "Hydrogen Cars Are Almost Here, But ..." BusinessWeek January 24, 2005, p 56.


o   Alper, J. "Surprising Secrets of the Hydrogenases" Chemistry, Autumn 2004, p 18.


o   Johnson,  J. "Power from Moving Water" Chem. & Eng. News  October 4, 2004,  p. 23.


o   Millenium Cell, a commercial hydrogen storage venture


o   Uhrig, R. E. "Engineering Challenges of the Hydrogen Economy" The Bent of Tau Beta Pi Spring 2004, p.10.


o   Jones, Donald. "Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Future Cars." ChemMatters    Dec. 2000: 4-6.


o   Wald, Matthew L. "Questions about a Hydrogen Economy." Scientific American May 2004: 40-47.


o   Kennedy, Donald. "The Hydrogen Solution." Editorial. Science 13 Aug. 2004: 917.


o   Coontz, Robert, and Brooks Hanson. "Not So Simple." Science, 2004,  305. 


o   Service, Robert F. "The Carbon Conundrum." Science 2004, 305,  962-963. 


o   Cho, Adrian. "Fire and ICE: Revving up for H2." Science 2004, 305, 964-965. 


o   Vogel, Gretchen. "Will the Future Dawn in the North?" Science 2004, 305, 966-967. 


o   Turner, John A. "Sustainable Hydrogen Production." Science 2004, 305, 972-974. 


o   Demirdoven, Nurettin, and John Deutch. "Hybrid Cars Now, Fuel Cell Cars Later." Science 2004, 305, 975-976. 


o   Service, Robert F. "The Hydrogen Backlash." Science 2004, 305, 958-961. 


o   Grochala, Wojciech; Edwards, Peter P. "Thermal Decomp. of the Non-Interstitial Hydrides for the Storage and Production of H2"      Chem. Rev. 2004, 104, 1283.


o   Häussermann, U.; Blomqvist, H.; Noréus, D. "Bonding and Stability of the Hydrogen Storage Material Mg2NiH4" Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41, 3684.


o   Freemantle, Michael "Nuclear Power for the Future" Chem. & Eng. News  September 13, 2004,  31.


o   Begley, Sharon "Running Cars on Plain H2O" Newsweek, December 26, 1994, 108.