2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Burundi, Central African Republic, Madagascar, the Bahamas, and Latvia slipped significantly in environmental performance, largely due to sub-par performance on climate change. EPI and Global Sustainability Data.

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Roskill: graphite prices could push higher on tightening markets for batteries & electrodes

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Scrap steel was banned from sale to such furnaces in early 2017, becoming available for use in EAFs. Roskill forecasts that global sales of EVs and hybrid vehicles will increase rapidly in the coming years and could account for 69% of all motor vehicle sales by 2027. Just 6% of China’s steel is currently produced in EAF, far below the global average of 25%.

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