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Link: “Why Lithium Mining For EV Batteries Should Be Our ‘Absolute Last Resort’”

Original post found at: https://usa.streetsblog.org/2022/05/03/why-lithium-mining-for-ev-batteries-should-be-our-absolute-last-resort/

Article about the destructive “brine evaporation” technique used to mine lithium in South America. Simply replacing petrol-powered cars to electric vehicles is not an environmental solution; we need more public transport, cycling infrastructure, and pedestrian-friendly design.

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