Batteries power our daily lives. From communications and information technology in phones and laptops, to mobility in cars, motorcycles, and scooters, and beyond, most electronic objects have a battery-powered version. While this has many positive impacts, what we do with the batteries in these objects at the end of their lives still needs some work. […]

Courtesy of the World Economic Forum, this short video on reducing poaching in Africa using electric bikes is good news:    Featured image: Adult elephant in Kenya (safaritravelplus, CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication)

Better Place is “accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation.” Located in Palo Alto, California, the company aims to “turn the dream of mass-selling electric cars into reality.” With Better Place, Israeli entrepreneur Shai Agassi, who founded the company, endeavors “to reduce worldwide reliance on oil with a market-based model and infrastructure that could potentially spur widespread […]