All posts tagged "lithium"
Report: Clean Energy Must Not Rely on Dirty Mining
Research exposes extent of mineral demand for clean technologies
- Posted April 22, 2019
Lithium reviving centuries-old Czech mining tradition
CINOVEC, Czech Republic – A surge in the global use of lithium, a key component in electric batteries, is leading to the revival of a centuries-long mining tradition in the Czech Republic’s Ore Mountains. Demand for the...
- Posted April 10, 2017
Halt and Catch Fire: Battery Woes Go Well Beyond Samsung
NEW YORK – Samsung’s Note 7 isn’t the only gadget to catch fire thanks to lithium-battery problems, which have afflicted everything from iPhones to Tesla cars to Boeing jetliners. Blame chemistry and the fact that the batteries...
- Posted September 4, 2016
AP Sources: Panel Proposes Ban on Air Shipments of Batteries
WASHINGTON – A U.N. panel recommended that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision. The International...
- Posted January 28, 2016