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7 May, 2023 06:08

The new gold rush: lithium


On this episode of The Cost of Everything, we take a closer look at the cost of the batteries which are powering today's electric revolution. Is lithium the new gold rush? And why are nations trying to protect their supplies from global conglomerates? Host Christy Ai spoke with Nick Montes about how lithium batteries are the most popular batteries on the market and how much a lithium shortage would impact US plans to have all car sales by 2030 go electric.