There's no question that getting off of fossil fuels will help reduce pollution, greenhouse gasses, reduce our political / military entanglements, etc. etc. .
The economy is another thing altogether. If a company were somehow able to create an amazing hydrogen-rich fuel for only $0.01 per gallon, and special hydrogen vehicles could drive 100 miles on each gallon, market forces would push the
Even if some extra competition lowered fuel costs by a whopping 10% (11.25 cents per mile), that still means the hydro-fuel will cost consumers $11.25 per gallon.
OPEC is already thinking of cutting production to buoy prices back up, as well as switching off the falling US dollar because of currency markets.
Ironically, it's the transformation of political and military tension that can have the biggest influence on the