Electric vehicles, solar panels, and much of the world’s renewable energy infrastructure are powered by minerals pulled from the Earth to make batteries. With a modern-day gold rush underway, the industries that use and produce these resources face challenges to make the supply chain for clean energy stronger — and cleaner.
In Real Life: Mining For Clean Power
From a mile deep in a Chilean mine to a new lithium boomtown in California, follow the global flow of minerals that power renewable manufacturing.
In Real Life: Voices of Nature
Can artificial intelligence really help us talk to the animals?
In Real Life: Ukrainian Sniper
Meet Emerald, the woman who stepped up to fight Russia’s invasion.
In Real Life: Mezcal Gold Rush
This Scripps News documentary series explores the world surrounding the new liquid gold: Mezcal.
A resolution in sight? Hollywood strike negotiations enters fourth day
This week, the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers resumed talks, but no deal has been announced yet.
US border crossings by migrant families hits record high
The southwest border saw 2.2 million migrant encounters this fiscal year, closing in on last year's 2.4 million.
E-bikes are surging in popularity while fire risk grows
E-bikes are transforming cities and encouraging outdoor activity, but their batteries present a growing fire risk.