Tot: Agreed oil companies drilling in norwegian waters pay something like 90-95% tax on their profits, ad they still make a killing.
Darth_Y: I have very little faith in hydrogen mainly because of the trouble when it comes to storage.
"The govt is making a killing folks": The Economist had a rather nice article showing that all the fossil fuels are actually subsidised.
My view, the improvement in batery/capacitor tech, and the atempts to "merge" the two techs, coupled with all the improvements in clean electricity, better grids, "smart" chargers, and an up and running distribution system makes electric powered transport the likely "winner".
Checking out seems not to do much.