How the U.S. fell way behind in lithium, ‘white gold’ for EVs

The United States has a lithium supply problem. Nearly every major automaker has announced a transition to electric vehicles, Tesla delivered nearly a million cars in 2021, and a handful of new EV companies like Rivian and Lucid are rolling new models off the line. To power all these electric vehicles, we’re going to need … Read more

Sweden to withdraw from French-led special forces mission in Mali

BREST, France, Jan. 14 (Reuters) – Sweden will withdraw troops from a European special forces mission to the Sahel region this year and review its participation in a UN force in Mali due to the presence of private Russian military contractors, it said the Minister of Foreign Affairs . Secretary of State Ann Linde criticized … Read more