Should Tesla Invest In Indonesia’s Nickel Mines & Build A New Gigafactory There?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 15:38:49 +0000

nickelHow can the company, which has a mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy, sign onto environmental devastation inherent with new nickel mining investments?

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Impossible Mining Closes $10.1 Million in Seed Funding

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 00:10:00 +0000

Impossible MiningImpossible Mining recently closed $10.1 million in seed funding and announced its key advisors. I recently interviewed the CEO of Impossible Mining, Oliver Gunasekara, for a two-part interview series that can be viewed here and here. According to the press release, the funding was led by Justin Hamilton and had additional participation from a select […]

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Impossible Mining — Interviewing CEO Oliver Gunasekara, Part 2

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 23:10:37 +0000

Impossible MiningThis is part 2 of my interview with Impossible Mining CEO Oliver Gunasekara. In part 1, we talked about reinventing the mining industry, how the 2020 wildfire season inspired Oliver to start his company, and the three fundamental problems he is tackling with Impossible Mining. If you haven’t read part 1, you can go back […]

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U.S. Mining & Geothermal Industries Could Strike G.O.L.D. Through Partnership

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 03:50:24 +0000

A partnership between the mining and geothermal industries could lead both toward a more lucrative and greener future. Across the United States there are more than 3 million abandoned mining wells. Each hole drilled into the ground offers more than just the ghost of minerals never found. There are layers of valuable data waiting for […]

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An Electric Train That Never Needs Charging? It’s Real!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 31 May 2022 16:20:16 +0000

As our own Jennifer Sensiba recently pointed out, “There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch” is an established economic principle— but it’s also a pretty well established principle in physics, too. Basically, you can’t get something for nothing, and there’s no such thing as free lunch energy. Or … is there? NBC News […]

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Tesla Visited The DRC & Argentina For Environmental & Societal Risk Assessments

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 08 May 2022 19:11:32 +0000

Tesla announced that it visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and ArgentinaIn its 2021 Impact Report, Tesla announced that it visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Argentina in order to assess both environmental and societal risks. Tesla said that it has taken steps to complete social and environmental risk assessments by visiting both the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Argentina. You may remember […]

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