Is ammonia the fuel of the future?

Is ammonia the fuel of the future?

February 19th, 2021

Alexander H. Tullo

Industry sees the agricultural chemical as a convenient means to transport hydrogen

Ammonia saved the world once; it might do it again.

A century ago, the world faced a looming food crisis. A booming population was pushing farmers to grow crops faster than nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil could keep up, and the South American deposits of guano and natural nitrates they applied as fertilizer were dwindling.

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