The Trouble With Cobalt | Answers With Joe
Electric cars have a dark secret – cobalt. The element that is in almost all lithium-ion batteries is often considered a conflict mineral because half of all cobalt reserves are found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a troubled region with over a century of instability.
But is it as bad as the anti-EV crowd has led us to believe? What’s the reality of the situation, and what are some of the solutions?