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In just a decade, there will be the equivalent lithium-ion battery production capacity of 22 Tesla Gigafactories, with most of that being in China.
The empirical data on which energy source has led to the fewest human deaths may not be the one you expect.
Finding a new deposit is tough, but here's how to better your odds. This infographic shows the steps of mineral exploration, from prospecting to production.
China uses more steel, cement, copper, nickel, and coal than the rest of the world combined. This chart shows China's incredible demand for commodities.
These critical minerals are needed for tech, defense, and industry, yet most of them are mainly imported from outside of the United States.
To get off fossil fuels, we'll need other finite resources such as rare metals and minerals. Here are the resources that will power the green revolution.
Boron is an unlikely hero in our modern lives. It can be found throughout our homes, in our walls, glass, metals, and even our smartphone screens.
Based on the teardown of a Chevy Bolt, this chart reveals how annual commodity demand would be affected in a hypothetical 100% EV world.
Graphene is harder than diamonds, 300x stronger than steel, flexible, transparent, and a better conductor than copper (by about 1,000x).