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CATL Invests $3.52B in Battery Recycling Base

Leading Chinese battery firm CATL announced on January 15 that its subsidiary, Brunp, plans to invest 23.8 billion yuan ($3.52 billion) in Foshan, Guangdong...

Deep seabed mining plans pit renewable energy demand against ocean life in a largely unexplored frontier

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University; Christiana Ochoa, Indiana University; David Bosco, Indiana University, and Kerry Krutilla, Indiana University As companies race to expand renewable energy and...

Can electric vehicle batteries be recycled?

Serge Pelissier, Université Gustave Eiffel Between 2000 and 2018, the number of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) manufactured was multiplied by 80. In 2018, 66% of them...

You’ve heard of water droughts. Could ‘energy’ droughts be next?

In a new modeling study, researchers show how widely wind and solar potential vary by season and year, suggesting that backup energy sources may...

Revolutionary changes in transportation, from electric vehicles to ride sharing, could slow global warming – if they’re done right, IPCC says

Alan Jenn, University of California, Davis Around the world, revolutionary changes are under way in transportation. More electric vehicles are on the road, people are...

The climate emergency warrants a strong mandate on zero-emission vehicles from the federal government

Mark Jaccard, Simon Fraser University To prevent the worst of climate change, we must increasingly buy zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). Transportation accounts for one-quarter of Canada’s...

In the race to reduce car emissions, don’t forget longevity

Extending car lifetime and first-owner possession length can reduce overall emissions more than accelerating replacement according to new study Kyushu University Fukuoka, Japan—As countries race to...

The new E10 petrol: will it bring benefits?

Andrew Barron, Swansea University The introduction of a new type of petrol, E10, in the UK may create some extra costs for owners of older...

These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100% renewable electricity

Kerry Rippy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that...

Climate change is an infrastructure problem – map of electric vehicle chargers shows one reason why

Paul N. Edwards, Stanford University Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. Not so...

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