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Will Direct Lithium Extraction be a Driver or Passenger in Electrification?

12 May , 2022  

lithium mining

Matt Montalbano, Zondits staff, 5/12/2022 Electrification in the transportation sector will be driven by batteries. And for the foreseeable future, specifically lithium-ion batteries. With the demand for electric vehicles (EV) around the world on the rise, producers will look to increase lithium extraction to meet the market needs. According to a World Bank Group report, […]

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Climate Change, Markets & Business

“Disobedient” Scientists Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

6 May , 2022  

There's no planet B

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 5/6/2022 Scientists in the United States and around the world are using civil disobedience to dramatize the risks of climate change. Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and multiple other news outlets have reported on the growing frustration of climate scientists who contend that their warnings are not being heeded. “The scientists […]

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Emerging Technology, Markets & Business

Alia, The “Flying Battery,” Flight Tested

6 May , 2022  

clouds from airplane window

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 5/6/2022 Last month, Zondits reported on Alice, an electric commuter airplane that is currently under development and is now scheduled to be flight tested this summer. A second airplane, named Alia, has joined the mission to bring clean energy to aviation. Alia, developed by Beta Technologies, is intended for cargo service […]

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