If today hybrid cars reveal social consciousness, imagine what kind of statement hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will make. Now sure we hear from all sorts of hydrogen skeptics, but aren’t they just people who don’t particularly care about the environment or, worse yet, oil men? Not really. Here’s a review of a book written by a hyro-skeptic who was involved in overseeing fuel cell research for Clinton’s energy department. He also calls global warming this century’s “most intractable and potentially catastrophic environmental problem.” He worries that, by pinning our hopes on the hydrogen highway, we’re being set up for disappointment.