Henry Sanderson on Volt Rush

Books on Pod with Trey Elling | 20 September 2022 | 0h 47m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Henry Sanderson about his book Volt Rush: The Winners and Losers in the Race to Go Green. Discusses why electric vehicles didn’t catch on initially in the early 1900s, Exxon’s partial credit for discovering the lithium battery, China as the world’s ‘battery superpower’, the issues obtaining lithium, cobalt, nickel and copper, and deep sea mining as the next ‘great’ frontier for EV materials.

Building Green Tech ft. Noah Smith

The Neoliberal Podcast | 16 November 2021 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Noah Smith discussing advances in solar, wind, battery and nuclear power; why some technologies keep getting cheaper while others don’t; climate-related moonshots like carbon capture technology and geothermal power; and why it’s important to invest in basic green tech research.

Green Technology and Early Adoption

Analysis | 17 June 2019 | 0h 29m | Listen Later | iTunes
Explores the advantages and dangers of accelerating the adoption of green energy technology to curb the UK’s contribution to global carbon emissions.