It’s Time for Transparency of The Embedded Costs of Going “Green”

Supplies to support “green” inflict environmental degradation, humanity atrocities, and increases in emissions, not transparent to the green movement.

Lithium Turmoil: Chilean President Gabriel Boric Squeezing Miners

Interesting times for green leaders like President Biden and UK PM Boris Johnson; As the green revolution drives up prices, freshly elected far left Chilean President Gabriel Boric has shaken…

Texas State Geologist Scott Tinker: The Bad Assumptions Underpinning COP26 and the Impending Energy Train Wreck

Guest “Reality can be a harsh teacher” by David Middleton The world is already in an “energy crisis” of sorts due to the tremendous misallocation of capital from functioning energy…

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…