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Process raw materials in Africa to benefit its people and environment

Process raw materials in Africa to benefit its people and environment

Africa should boost its economy and environment by processing its own raw materials, says leading environmentalist Wanjira Mathai.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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New U.S. climate law will make water contamination worse

Billions in clean energy incentives rely on raw materials from polluting corn and livestock.

This massive robot is designed to harvest EV metals from the ocean. But can it be done sustainably?

This massive robot is designed to harvest EV metals from the ocean. But can it be done sustainably?

Impossible Metals has a more sustainable way to harvest nickel and cobalt, but experts worry it could still disrupt vital ecosystems.
He worked on Apple's secretive EV project. Now he's designing a battery with 600 miles of range

He worked on Apple's secretive EV project. Now he's designing a battery with 600 miles of range

Startup ONE came up with a clever way to make an EV battery—and use better raw materials in the process.
Switzerland joined in sanctions, but some trade continues with Russia

Switzerland joined in sanctions, but some trade continues with Russia

Swiss authorities estimate that 80% of Russia’s raw materials and resources are exchanged in their country.
problem with recycling electric cars

Video: The problem with recycling electric cars

This year, around 200,000 Germans will be driving electric vehicles. It will be a few years before those cars need to be scrapped. Hopefully, by then, the world will have figured out how to recycle them.
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