Commodities: “Cobalt casts a shadow on the green car”

At a cobalt extraction plant in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, February 16, 2018. SAMIR TOUNSI / AFP LIs the combustion engine slowly dying? Renault is ready, in any case, to brandish the extinguisher from 2030 in Europe. An electric pioneer with its dashing Zoe, the automaker anticipates the launch of ten new battery-powered vehicles … Read more

Study casts doubt on theory that women aren’t as competitive as men

Journal Reference: Alessandra Cassar, Mary L. Rigdon. Prosocial option increases women’s entry into competition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (45): e2111943118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111943118 But a new study suggests that it’s likely not that simple. Researchers found that women enter competitions at the same rate as men — when they have the … Read more