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What To Do With Your Old 4G Phone As You Transition to 5G

An estimated 89.5 million 5G smartphones were shipped to residences and businesses in 2021. This was a big jump from the 33.4 million shipped during 2020. Apple’s iPhone sales brought in $38.9 billion during just the fourth quarter of 2021.Though 5G technology has been in place since 2019, it’s expected that 2022 and 2023 will […]

Scientists at Stanford Revitalize Batteries By Bringing ‘Dead’ Lithium Back to Life

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University may have found a way to revitalize rechargeable lithium batteries, potentially boosting the range of electric vehicles and battery life in next-gen electronic devices. As lithium batteries cycle, they accumulate little islands of inactive lithium that are cut off from the […]

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WA legislators prepare for long list of climate change bills – InvestigateWest

Lawmakers could look at more than a dozen climate proposals addressing carbon reduction and other environmental issues. By John Stang / Crosscut.com / Jan. 11, 2022 More than a dozen climate change proposals are expected to come before the Washington…

‘Lithium Triangle’: Latin America Is The Middle East Of Rare Earth Mining

Gabriel Boric’s recent win in Chile’s presidential election should be a wake-up call for the United States and its allies. Chile and several of its neighbors make Latin America the new Middle East, given their substantial share of the mining…

Recycling

Biggest Recycling Law Changes in 2022

On November 15, 2021, the EPA released the National Recycling Strategy. As current recycling policies and programs aren’t working as effectively as they could, the EPA decided it was time to take a closer look at creating a circular economy that works for everyone. Why Isn’t Recycling Working?If you move from one town to another, you’ll […]

Energy

Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power

Soaring energy bills rooted in a global gas supply crunch have focused minds on the age-old problem: how can we better store power? Attention has turned to the closure of the Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea in…

Graphene, the definitive weapon against global warming? – Central Valley Business Journal

Graphene, the definitive weapon against global warming? – CVBJ 01/09/2022 at 13:03 CET Veronica Paves Graphene promises to revolutionize the fight against climate change. This material, which is considered one of the most valuable discovered to date, could improve the…

Toyota Warns We’re Nowhere Near Ready To Jettison Gas-Powered Vehicles

When Toyota speaks, car buyers listen. Hopefully, our elected officials will as well. It is one of the world’s two largest auto and truck manufacturers — twice the size of General Motors (GM), our biggest. Toyota warns the world is…

Nostromo cryogenically stores something other than humans to reduce global warming – Grit Daily

In the movie series Alien, the Nostromo was the fateful spacecraft that carried the likes of Ellen Ripley light-years from Earth. One of the main themes in the Alien series is fear: imagine you’re exploring an unknown area of space…

Recycling

Tips for Recycling Holiday Electronics This Christmas Season

Based on current estimates, consumers will have generated around 57.4 million tons of e-waste by the end of the year. The COVID pandemic is believed to be behind the increase. While people upgraded their phones, tablets, and computers this year, only a little more than 17% is expected to get recycled correctly. Improperly recycled e-waste […]

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