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Why Lithium Will See Another Price Spike This Fall
While future demand from the automotive industry is significant, the real game changer for the lithium industry may be electrical
Lithium War Heats Up After Epic Launch of Tesla Model 3
The unveiling of Tesla's Model 3 electric car was no less than the lifting of the final curtain on a game-changing energy revolution. And if we follow that revolution to its core, we arrive at lithium -- our new gasoline for which the feeding frenzy has only just begun.
Tesla And Other Tech Giants Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double
Demand for lithium -- the hottest commodity on the planet and the only commodity to show positive price movement in 2015 -- is poised to continue on its upward trajectory, becoming the world's new gasoline and earning the moniker of ''White Petroleum''.
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Surging Demand For Rechargeable Batteries Is Driving Business To South America
By Rosalba O'Brien and Rod Nickel, Reuters
Lithium is an essential component of many consumer tech products.
Electric Car War Sends Lithium Prices Sky High
Moreover, land grabs, rising price predictions, and expectations of a major demand spike are leaping out of the shadows of a pending energy revolution and a new technology-driven resource era.
Forget Vegas, Nevada is Now About Reno and Lithium
As the state's southwest corner fills up with new lithium players, Tesla gears up for its battery gigafactory and the world's largest data center sets up shop, Nevada is poised for one of the greatest economic revival stories of the century.
Lithium Market Set to Explode: All Eyes Are on Nevada
Even more than hybrid cars, grid storage and the 'powerwall' will drive lithium demand through the roof. In an interview
Demand for Lithium Drives Innovation
To Build a Bridge to Abundance for All
With shortages of lithium predicted and demand for the element growing, looking for new and cost-effective ways to extract it from one of our largest natural resources certainly makes sense.
At Last, Are Novae the Lithium Factories Longed for?
Astronomer and grandmother, keen on science, science outreach ...
When I had finally given up the hope, this year astronomers have reached twice a goal which I have dreamed to see for about 25 years. They caught in the act lithium formation in stars for the first time, observing it in the spectra of the matter ejected in two different novae, exploded in 2013.
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Poet Shira Erlichman Beautifully Destigmatizes Mental Illness
"When I look out into the cultural landscape and the only time I see the mentally ill represented is when people are in distress, I can’t possibly see a reflection that gives me hope."
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Word Warriors: SHIRA
Poet SHIRA Aims To Destigmatize Antidepressants
Sleep and Mood Disorders
Educator. Blogger. Bibliophile. Traveler. Proud Nerd. Future S...
Safeguard your sleep. It influences so much of your day-to-day functioning. For instance, if I don't sleep, I can potentially become manic or depressed. I am very protective of my sleep. You should be too.
#YesAllWomen Includes Mothers of Children with Mental Illness
Mom, Writer, Mental Health Advocate
As a single mother of a son with mental illness and former Mormon, I know a thing or two about misogyny. But I would respectfully suggest that hatred of women has very little to do with what happened in Santa Barbara.
Being Completely Normal Living With a Mental Illness
No one deserves to live with the stigma associated with a mental illness. The important thing that we need to do as a society is be more compassionate, more informed, more caring and more supportive of those with mental illness.
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Curates A Tribute Album (Audio)
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A Chemist Explains Why Gold Prices Have Been Soaring
The periodic table lists 118 different chemical elements. And yet, for thousands of years, humans have really, really liked
9 Of The Most Valuable Minerals In The World (PHOTOS)
From rubies to painite, coltan to diamonds, nature produces incredible minerals. Whether they are made into dazzling baubles
Con Games: If I Only Had A Brain At Aspen Ideas Fest
Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist, Blogger
We have all known for years that lithium has been popping up in batteries everywhere with sanguine results for both consumers
Endgame in Afghanistan
Jayne Lyn Stahl
Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter
The goal in Afghanistan has never been to win. There was never anything to win in the first place. The objective has been, from the start, acquisition of that nation's resources.
Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggarman, Thief
Associate professor of Journalism, Boston University
When the multi-nationals barge into Afghanistan with their massive earth-moving equipment and begin to scrape the wealth out of the stony Afghan mountains, expect the worst.
Afghanistan: It Actually Gets Worse
Author of Newser.com's Off the Grid column
Karzai's game is obviously changed. Where before he was a two-bit drug-lord middleman, the US some months ago informs him he's potentially one of the richest men in the world.
Does the $1 Trillion Key to Winning the Afghan War Lie Under the Sand?
Senior Director of Iran Programs at Nonviolence International,...
A small group of Pentagon and USAID officials and American geologists may have found the biggest single solution to permanently transforming Afghanistan's economy and winning the struggle against Taliban.
China in Afghanistan
Fresh Talking Point: Poor Afghanistan, They're Rich!
Afghanistan Blogging Fellow, Brave New Foundation/The Seminal ...
The Afghan minerals report isn't some everyday propaganda trying pitifully to sell a trillion dollar debt-war to a nation of unemployed. This is a very specific talking point explicitly targeting the foreign policy community
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