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.
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