To get off fossil fuels, we'll need other finite resources such as rare metals and minerals. Here are the resources that will power the green revolution.
Nickel is the most important metal by mass in lithium-ion batteries, and its role is only increasing going forward.
Boron is an unlikely hero in our modern lives. It can be found throughout our homes, in our walls, glass, metals, and even our smartphone screens.
Based on the teardown of a Chevy Bolt, this chart reveals how annual commodity demand would be affected in a hypothetical 100% EV world.
With global mining giants like Barrick and Goldcorp setting up shop in the Yukon, the territory's famed mineral potential may finally come to realization.
Here's how all major commodities have done so far this year, as well as one chart that shows why they could still be very cheap for...
How Chile became a copper powerhouse, and how this helped to propel its economy to become the richest and freest in Latin America.
Helium is incredibly important for technology. Yet, because it is so light, it escapes into the atmosphere and is very limited in supply.
What's the best way to reduce the $/kWh of li-ion batteries? Historically, it's by advances in the cathode, and that may be the case for the...
Though we now know tungsten as the strongest naturally-occurring metal, it wasn't discovered until late in the 18th century. Here's the history of tungsten.