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    Berkeley National Lab Unveils Easier, Less Expensive Battery Recycling Method

    Berkeley National Lab Unveils Easier, Less Expensive Battery Recycling Method

    Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have revealed a new battery material, which they call the Quick-Release Binder, to make battery recycling easier and more affordable. While lithium-ion battery use is expected to grow elevenfold from 2020 to 2030, materials in these batteries, like lithium, cobalt and nickel, are in increasingly limited supply, […]

    Los Angeles County Bans New Oil Wells

    Los Angeles County Bans New Oil Wells

    Los Angeles County banned new oil drilling and set a 20-year phase-out of existing wells in late January. The unanimous Board of Supervisors vote followed similar ordinances passed by Culver City in 2021 and Los Angeles City in 2022. Oil and gas wells are located near more than a million people throughout LA county and […]

    Exxon Wallows in Record-Breaking Profits in 2022

    Exxon Wallows in Record-Breaking Profits in 2022

    What could dwarf Chevron’s biggest-ever profits of $35.5 billion in 2022 — besides the mounting costs of climate-fueled disasters, of course? You guessed it: ExxonMobil’s 2022 profits. Exxon cleared a net profit of $56 billion in 2022, besting its previous record of $45.22 billion in 2008 by more than 23%, making it the most profitable year for […]

    Emirates Successfully Tests Flying Boeing 777 Plane on Sustainable Jet Fuel

    Emirates Successfully Tests Flying Boeing 777 Plane on Sustainable Jet Fuel

    The airline Emirates has successfully tested flying a Boeing 777-300ER airplane with one of its two engines using sustainable fuel. The flight flew from Dubai International Airport along the United Arab Emirates coastline for about an hour. According to the airline, the demonstration flight, commanded by Captain Fali Vajifdar and Captain Khalid Nasser Akram, is […]