Inside the global race for lithium batteries | FT Film

Lithium is the ‘new oil’ of the clean energy era, crucial to the production of batteries for electric vehicles. The FT investigates this booming industry – and the controversies surrounding it – on a journey from Chile to Norway and the UK

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00:00 Lithium and the energy transition
01:13 Global lithium reserves
01:33 The process
03:03 The communities
04:05 Water reserves
05:29 The investors
07:40 Lithium supply and China
08:41 The policymakers
09:35 Cornish mining revival
12:16 The markets
15:28 Chile’s lithium policy
18:02 Direct lithium extraction
19:54 The indigenous perspective
22:58 Recycling batteries
25:30 The future

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