We Are ALL Tongan

Creative Greenius

The idyllic island kingdom of Tonga. My friend Elizabeth is from the South Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga, an exotic locale long fixed in my memory with images of Polynesian paradise. Tonga has sadly been in the news lately after an inter-island ferry sank on August 5 drowning over 70 people. But surprisingly, a subject Elizabeth didn’t know a lot about is Tonga’s frontline role as a victim of the climate change crisis.

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DeepGreen lifecycle analysis argues for sourcing EV battery materials from deep-sea polymetallic nodules

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94% less stored carbon at risk. Ocean nodules are a unique resource to consider at a time when society urgently needs a good solution for supplying new virgin metals for the green transition. Canada-based DeepGreen Metals Inc.,

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

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The supply of metals like cobalt, copper, lithium, and nickel needed for batteries is already shaky , and soaring demand for the hundreds of millions of batteries in the coming decades is likely to trigger shortage and high prices.

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UOP looking to biomass catalytic pyrolysis to expand volumes of renewable hydrocarbon fuels

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Fats and greases and inedible oils are opportunity feedstocks, but the US supply of fats and greases is probably on the order of less than 10 million barrels, closer to 1-2 million barrels on an annual basis. Military personnel from Colombia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Republic of Philippines, Thailand, Tonga and the United Kingdom will also participate. Challenges for the upgrading of pyrolysis oil include contiguous carbon chain.

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