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The Trouble With Cobalt | Answers With Joe

The Trouble With Cobalt | Answers With Joe

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Electric cars have a dark secret – cobalt. The element that is in almost all lithium-ion batteries is often considered a conflict mineral because half of all cobalt reserves are found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a troubled region with over a century of instability.

But is it as bad as the anti-EV crowd has led us to believe? What’s the reality of the situation, and what are some of the solutions?

Big thanks to Zarko Meseldzija of American Manganese and RecycLiCo

And Marc Kohler of Lithiumwerks

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