Archive for August, 2009

Toxic batteries?

http://www.hybridcars.com/battery-toxicity.html

Just something I was thinking about this morning … thought you might find it interesting. I’m glad to know that lithium batteries are a bit safer for the environment – I just wonder about mining/extraction and social impact of that … A lot of mining for these kinds of elements happens in developing countries [i.e. in Africa] where there are human rights abuses linked to the industry. More research needed …

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