Could veg-based 3D printed batteries offer better charging?

Scientists say a new innovation could have around two or three times better charging performance than conventional lithium-ion versions

Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land

Tesla signs up to Fair Cobalt Alliance to improve human footprint of battery metal mining

The recently-launched Fair Cobalt Alliance aims to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo

IBM unveils cobalt-free battery tech

The firm says the innovation could help eliminate the need for heavy metals in battery production

Cobalt production ‘must nearly double to enable required EV growth’

A letter delivered to the Committee on Climate Change suggests this will be essential in allowing the UK to meet its 2050 climate targets

iPhone recycling machine
Apple quadruples recycling points for old iPhones

Apple has quadrupled the number of locations customers can send their old iPhone to be recycled