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With E-bikes Booming, Are Their Batteries a Threat to Our Environment?

With E-bikes Booming, Are Their Batteries a Threat to Our Environment?

October 04, 2021

For many years, many economies of the world have been dependent on fossil fuels as their primary source of energy. This heavy reliance on fossil fuels has had a toll on the environment. We have observed drastic changes in climatic patterns resulting from global warming, due to high levels of carbon emissions from engines running on fossil fuels. This has led to the adoption of electricity as a more environmentally friendly alternative source of energy.

We have had a boom in the number of people using E-bikes in the recent past. What makes these bikes unique is the fact that they run on an electric motor powered by lithium-ion batteries.

With this influx of E-bikes, the main question is whether or not these lithium-ion batteries can sustainably meet our energy needs.