New battery recycling rules could be a game-changer in the EU’s search for EV minerals

The regulations could ease demand for mining and jump-start battery recycling worldwide.

In a historic about-face, Apple publicly supports right-to-repair bill

The iPhone maker now says repair access "is good for consumers’ budgets and good for the…

Why e-bike companies are embracing recycling while fighting repair

E-bikes are a climate-friendly way to get around, but the industry opposes laws that would make…

International negotiators just missed a deadline to regulate deep-sea mining. Now what?

Companies can now legally apply for deep-sea mining permits, despite a lack of environmental protections.

A once-shuttered California mine is trying to transform the rare earth industry

A U.S.-based rare earth supply chain could boost clean energy and electric vehicles — and military…

Microsoft quietly supported legislation to make it easier to fix devices. Here’s why that’s a big deal.

Major tech companies have long opposed the right to repair, but Microsoft is finally engaging with…

A government program hopes to find critical minerals right beneath our feet

Federal scientists are using recon flights and field research to track down metals that are key…

How Big Tech rewrote the nation’s first cell phone repair law

Documents reveal tech lobbyists revised a right-to-repair bill before New York's governor signed it.

A Massachusetts law protects the right to repair your own car. Automakers are suing.

The legal battle has major implications for drivers' pocketbooks, and for the climate.

Solar is one of the cleanest power sources we’ve got. But it could be even greener.

Some manufacturers are going the extra mile to clean up emissions from a critical material in…