Powering your life with hydrogen

Up to now you’d be more likely to find hydrogen powering the space shuttle rather than being the fuel for your commute to work.

But hydrogen is much cleaner than fossil fuels because it produces no carbon dioxide.

So how could hydrogen become the accepted alternative fuel to power cars, our homes and the economy?

Researchers at the University of Birmingham are looking at how to store hydrogen so it can become a more common form of fuel.

Hydrogen powered car