We need 700 times as much lithium as we are currently mining to electrify global transport

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Mining professor Simon Michaux has done a mammoth study on electrifying the global transport sector. He worked out how many cars, trucks, ships there were and how far they travel. Since most are still ICE(internal combustion engines)  vehicles he figured a great many things from there. Among his calculations were:
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Light rail to the airport? We need fewer cars in Auckland not more

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Newsroom journalist Marc Daalder has written a piece on the two options for light rail to the airport. The government has chosen tunnelled light rail to the airport and the Minister of Transport, believing it to reduce emissions, has argued he wants to “pull all levers” for decarbonisation. Continue reading “Light rail to the airport? We need fewer cars in Auckland not more”

Our Climate Shituation

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Despite the alarming global environmental emergency, I am so looking forward to pohutukawas in full bloom in New Zealand

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