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7 July 2011
USGS Raises World Lithium Estimate
Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni (Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons). As a college student around 1976 I took a general ecology class taught by Jim Strayer. There was much discussion of non-renewable resources and the inevitable prospect of running out of gas. We’d already experienced gas shortages in 1973-74. Mr. Strayer wanted us to think forward and prepare for significant changes in our consumer lifestyle. At some point, someone suggested electric cars …