Tom Koppel

Tom Koppel is a freelance writer from Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, and author of Powering the Future.

How Ballard is leading the charge to spread fuel cells far and wide

"Our long-term goal is very simple," said California Gov. Gray Davis (D) outside the state capitol in Sacramento in April 1999. "Zero emissions in the air. Zero. Nada. Nothing. Zip." A crowd had gathered to hear Davis announce a major …