Graphite is a battery material and we don’t even know how much carbon it emits

Triggerfish Writing
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4 min readJan 9

A slab of graphite. Photo by Martin Martin Turgoose on Unsplash

As we transition towards green energy and renewables, one question on everyone’s mind is about the climate cost of materials used in all of this new technology.

We have already started hearing about the environmental impact and carbon footprint of lithium, cobalt, nicket and manganese; metals used to power batteries used in…

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