Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?
Cars That Think
SEPTEMBER 13, 2021
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. China processes about 80 percent of battery raw materials, creating a chokehold on global supplies.