In Argentina’s north, a ‘white gold’ rush for EV metal lithium gathers pace

In Argentina’s remote northern Salta province, the silence of the desert landscape is broken only by the hum of machinery pumping salt-water brine to extract lithium, a sign of accelerating efforts to ride the global electric vehicle boom. Beneath the South American country’s highland salt flats, reached by winding mountain roads, is buried the world’s […]

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Cozy Dining Cabins Made From Plastic Bottles Withstood the NYC Hurricane And May Be Future of Disaster Relief

A design for plastic bottles that can be linked together has caught on as a revolution in disaster relief. Called Friendship Bottles, they have been used to construct small dining cabins that are also able to withstand Category 2 storm winds. Among the most common resource shipped on pallets to disaster-stricken areas is water. If […]

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