03 : This Week’s Hyper-reading






The spiralling environmental cost of our lithium battery addiction




Written by Amit Katwala  
Published by WIRED on August 2018



“What links the battery in your smartphone with a dead yak floating down a Tibetan river? The answer is lithium – the reactive alkali metal that powers our phones, tablets, laptops and electric cars.”

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Note for members of The Billion Seconds Institute: Throughout the week, we'll be discussing this article further in the Intercitizens Agora of the Campus.






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