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

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Taking that as a baseline, if 1 billion cars are replaced with EVs (the current global light-duty vehicle parc is soe 1.3 90% reduction in SO x and NO x emissions. Reinjection of deep seawater used for vertical transport in the mid-water column.

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

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Reeling from a crushing shortage of semiconductor chips for vehicles, carmakers also face another looming crisis: producing enough batteries to drive the global pivot towards electric vehicles. China processes about 80 percent of battery raw materials, creating a chokehold on global supplies.

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Devil In The Details: Is Copenhagens 2 ºC Guardrail Obsolete?

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Global 2ºC maximal warming limit as compared to past and. IPCC reference emissions scenarios, 2000—2100. The dispute has contributed to a significant split among the primary bloc of developing countries, and has highlighted an increased focus on climate adaptation strategies, in addition to emissions reductions, during the talks. We’ve had our proposal [for an agreement that would bind all countries to emissions cuts in service of a 1.5º by Jack Rosebro.

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