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This Week in Cleantech (9/22/23) — EV forced labor ties, battery recycling, and carbon tariffs

September 22, 2023 Season 1 Episode 68
This Week in Cleantech (9/22/23) — EV forced labor ties, battery recycling, and carbon tariffs
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This Week in Cleantech (9/22/23) — EV forced labor ties, battery recycling, and carbon tariffs
Sep 22, 2023 Season 1 Episode 68

This Week in Cleantech is a new, weekly podcast covering the most impactful stories in cleantech and climate in 15 minutes or less. Produced by Renewable Energy World and Tigercomm, This Week in Cleantech will air every Friday in the Factor This! podcast feed wherever you get your podcasts.

This week’s episode features Washington Post business reporter Evan Halper who shares insights from his reporting on forced labor concerns linked to electric vehicle supply chains.

This Week in Cleantech — September 22, 2023

1. New battery recycling rules could be a game-changer in the EU's search for EV minerals — Grist
2. As Climate and Trade Become Intertwined, a Bipartisan Push for Carbon Tariffs is Emerging — TIME Magazine
3. How To Build A Climate-Friendly Skyscraper: Start Small. Petri-Dish Small. — Forbes
4. Inside Exxon’s Strategy to Downplay Climate Change — Wall Street Journal
5. EV makers’ use of Chinese suppliers raises concerns about forced labor — Washington Post

Watch the full episode on YouTube

Help make This Week in Cleantech the best it can be. Send feedback and story recommendations to ThisWeekInCleantech@tigercomm.us. And don't forget to leave a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts.

Join us every Friday for new episodes of This Week in Cleantech in the Factor This! podcast feed, and tune into new episodes of Factor This! every Monday.

This Week in Cleantech is hosted by Renewable Energy World senior content director John Engel and Tigercomm president Mike Casey. The show is produced by Brian Mendes with research support from Alex Petersen and Clare Quirin. 


Registration is LIVE for GridTECH Connect Forum - California. Join us in Newport Beach June 24-26 for the interconnection event. We're bringing together utilities, developers, and regulators to take on one of the biggest challenges facing the energy transition. Click here to save 10% on your ticket.  Join partners from PG&E, CAISO,  ENGIE, AES, and more.

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This Week in Cleantech is a new, weekly podcast covering the most impactful stories in cleantech and climate in 15 minutes or less. Produced by Renewable Energy World and Tigercomm, This Week in Cleantech will air every Friday in the Factor This! podcast feed wherever you get your podcasts.

This week’s episode features Washington Post business reporter Evan Halper who shares insights from his reporting on forced labor concerns linked to electric vehicle supply chains.

This Week in Cleantech — September 22, 2023

1. New battery recycling rules could be a game-changer in the EU's search for EV minerals — Grist
2. As Climate and Trade Become Intertwined, a Bipartisan Push for Carbon Tariffs is Emerging — TIME Magazine
3. How To Build A Climate-Friendly Skyscraper: Start Small. Petri-Dish Small. — Forbes
4. Inside Exxon’s Strategy to Downplay Climate Change — Wall Street Journal
5. EV makers’ use of Chinese suppliers raises concerns about forced labor — Washington Post

Watch the full episode on YouTube

Help make This Week in Cleantech the best it can be. Send feedback and story recommendations to ThisWeekInCleantech@tigercomm.us. And don't forget to leave a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts.

Join us every Friday for new episodes of This Week in Cleantech in the Factor This! podcast feed, and tune into new episodes of Factor This! every Monday.

This Week in Cleantech is hosted by Renewable Energy World senior content director John Engel and Tigercomm president Mike Casey. The show is produced by Brian Mendes with research support from Alex Petersen and Clare Quirin. 


Registration is LIVE for GridTECH Connect Forum - California. Join us in Newport Beach June 24-26 for the interconnection event. We're bringing together utilities, developers, and regulators to take on one of the biggest challenges facing the energy transition. Click here to save 10% on your ticket.  Join partners from PG&E, CAISO,  ENGIE, AES, and more.