People are tossing old electronics in the recycling bin, and they're lighting on fire and exploding at municipal recycling centers at an alarming rate.
The cause of the fire—and what was inside—has potentially profound ramifications for our clean energy future.
The promise and peril of turning the Salton Sea into California’s “Lithium Valley.”
A mining giant wants to extract lithium from the Nevada desert to power electric cars. But a more sustainable future doesn’t come without costs.
Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will conduct the historic spacewalk after the event was initially cancelled in March.
But proposals for a massive nickel and cobalt mine in northern Quebec have environmentalists worried.
A whole new, almost-dead world.
Lithium is “the new gasoline,” but our mining infrastructure isn’t designed to handle the electric car revolution.