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In This Climate

Dec 6, 2019

What does a Tesla have to do with red mud and white seaweed in Indonesia? What stands in the way of solid state batteries? How can you tell what's really powering your electric vehicle? In this episode, we work through trends and complications in the technology that could deliver transportation powered by renewable energy.

3:30 - Greg Less of the University of Michigan Energy Institute's Battery Lab

14:30 - Ian Morse with a story about nickel mining in Indonesia