Lithium: How the Taliban will fight climate change?

Guest “America last… again” by David Middleton Biden’s Clean Energy Program Loses Out on Afghan LithiumBY IER AUGUST 24, 2021 Afghanistan is the “the Saudi Arabia of lithium” –a metal…

Closing the gap on the missing lithium

There is a significant discrepancy between theoretical and observed amounts of lithium in our universe. This is known as the cosmological lithium problem, and it has plagued cosmologists for decades.

Where’s the Lithium? NYT Notices a Lot More Lithium Needed for Biden’s Electric Vehicle Push

NYT has noticed an awful lot of toxic mineral extraction and wholesale open cut ecological destruction would be required, to satisfy President Biden’s clean electric vehicle vision.

How do you Extinguish a Lithium Battery Fire?

A few weeks ago I asked a fire fighter friend how they extinguish electric vehicle battery fires. His answer was “you can’t”.

Weakest link to EV growth is the material supply chain

The worldwide plans for EV domination of the vehicle population are like having the plans to build a large house without sufficient materials being available to ever finish the house.

Why don’t these lives matter?

The world’s top producer of cobalt is the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some 40,000 children as young as four toil with their parents for less than $2 a day…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #280

The Week That Was: 2017-08-05 (August 5, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The important thing is not…

CO2 sequestration research stumbles onto something useful: a big lithium strike in Wyoming

Guest post by Alec Rawls Most lithium (the lightest metal) is now mined in the Andes (image above), but it looks like the U.S. has more than a little of it…