Amit Katwala on Wired investigates the negative environmental impact of lithium batteries.
- Lithium batteries power daily technology including cell phones and electric vehicles.
- In order to extract the materials required for batteries, significant environmental damage such as river pollution and damaged soil often occurs.
- As the world becomes more dependent on batteries, we must find safer methods of extraction as well as more environmentally-friendly materials to power our technologies.
Read the full article here.