Expert Column
The North American pickup juggernaut is going Electric
▲ A Ford’s F-150 Lightning car that uses SK Innovation’s battery cells displayed at SK Innovation’s booth at InterBattery 2021   The first time I saw a large American pickup truck, I was shocked. Shocked at just how HUGE they are. It was around 2002, a then new Toyota Tundra, that Toyota Australia had brought ...
The conditions for a well prepared battery business
▲ CEO of SK Innovation Kim Jun revealed the company’s strategies at “SK Innovation Story Day” event held at the Conrad Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on July 1st   The budding electric vehicle (EV) market is pushing making major automakers and countries to increase investment in electrification more than ever. China, the largest car ...
Mangroves and COVID-19: Global environmental problems are part of the same story (by Jeffrey A. McNeely, former Chief Scientist of IUCN)
  In late 2019 the COVID-19 virus attacked a world made vulnerable to the pandemic by globalization of trade and travel, effects of climate change, resource over-exploitation, and biodiversity loss. Mangrove ecosystems suffered from this convergence of environmental problems but also presented innovative opportunities to address them.   While the human health and economic impacts ...