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Biden's climate policy pushes for a greener future with new vehicle emissions rule

The Biden administration introduces strict emissions standards for cars, encouraging a shift to electric vehicles.

Maxine Joselow reports for The Washington Post.

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Biden’s EV agenda hits mining world’s boom-and-bust cycle

With a dramatic decline in lithium prices over the last year, companies are putting projects on hold, even as the Biden administration is trying to juice domestic mining and processing sector for critical minerals.

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Wireless charging: The roads where electric vehicles never need to plug in

The first wireless electric road in the US has been installed in Detroit, but at nearly $2m (£1.6m) per mile, is this really the future of transport?
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Extraction of raw materials to rise by 60% by 2060, says UN report

Exclusive: Report proposes action to reduce overall demand rather than simply increasing ‘green’ production.

Electrified transport investment soared globally
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Electrified transport investment soared globally in ’23, passing renewable energy

China spent much more than any other nation on the energy transition last year, but spent less overall than it did in 2022.
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Biden vetoes Republican measure to block electric vehicle charging stations

Republicans and some Democrats tried to repeal a waiver issued by the Biden administration that allows federally funded E.V. chargers to be made from imported iron and steel.
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Oil companies used to run this town. Now they’re back — to mine for lithium.

Fossil fuel companies like ExxonMobil are looking at rural communities to mine for critical minerals, raising familiar hopes and fears.