Batteries

The world needs 2 billion electric vehicles to get to net zero. But is there enough lithium to make all the batteries?

Global lithium supplies are under strain as demand for electric vehicles rises. Image: Unsplash/CHUTTERSNAP

Ian Shine

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Sales of petrol and diesel cars are expected to slide quickly in this decade. Image: Statista
Numerous countries are phasing out sales of new petrol and diesel cars. Image: IEA

Lithium demand could soon exceed supply. Image: Statista

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