EVs will have lower sticker prices than gas vehicles when batteries are cheaper. Getting there comes down to knowing where to cut costs.
Liquid minerals containing sulfur behave like a hot knife through butter – they’re so corrosive they can melt their way through solid rock.
Electric cars might be a quick fix to clean up transport, but the problems with cars go beyond just emissions.
We need to think about the raw materials of batteries – where they come from and their environmental cost.
The Noril’sk nickel deposits In Russia are unique: giant volcanic eruptions 250 million years ago released colossal amounts of nickel into the atmosphere, kickstarting the Great Dying.
South Africa’s Karoo area has potential for gas deposits and other mineral deposits like nickel and copper.
Scientists at Stanford University in California have found a more efficient way to produce hydrogen by splitting water molecules…