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Net-zero solutions are crucial in the fight against climate change, and clean hydrogen is emerging as a key player in decarbonizing industries. The United States and the European Union have been actively supporting the growth of their hydrogen industries, but there is a need to align their policies to maximize the potential of this renewable energy source.

A recent analysis by Joseph Webster and Pau Ruiz Guix highlights the importance of harmonizing transatlantic hydrogen policies to bridge existing gaps and ensure a cohesive approach towards sustainability. By understanding the differences in regulatory frameworks and market incentives, both regions can leverage each other’s strengths and avoid duplication of efforts.

Creating a unified strategy for the development of hydrogen infrastructure and technology will not only accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy but also facilitate international collaboration and trade. As the demand for clean energy solutions continues to rise, cooperation between the US and the EU will be essential in driving innovation and achieving net-zero emissions targets.

By recognizing the opportunities for collaboration and addressing the challenges of divergent policies, the US and EU can work together towards a more sustainable future. With a shared commitment to decarbonization and a clear focus on harmonization, transatlantic cooperation on hydrogen can pave the way for a greener, more resilient planet.