Energy Transition

The future is powered by lithium-ion batteries. But are we overcharging the planet?

The shift to electric cars means rising demand for lithium ion batteries. But at what cost? Image: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Ramesh Shunmugasundaram
postdoctoral researcher, ETH Zürich
Marie Francine Lagadec
PhD candidate, ETH Zürich
Nishan Degnarain
Alumni, Global Shapers Community, Central Bank of Mauritius
Vanessa Wood
Professor, ETH Zürich
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 Global demand for lithium ion batteries is set to more than double by 2025
Global demand for lithium-ion batteries is set to more than double by 2025 Image: Deutsche Bank

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