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Is China winning the electric car race? A conversation with Volt Rush author Henry Sanderson
What is China’s role in leading the production of lithium batteries in the global transition to electric vehicles? What are the hidden costs to this energy transition?
Jeremy Goldkorn poses these questions to Henry Sanderson, author of Volt Rush: The Winners and Losers in the Race to Go Green. Please register to join our live discussion on September 8.
Henry Sanderson covered commodities and mining for the Financial Times for seven years. He previously lived in China for seven years, where he worked as a Beijing-based reporter for Bloomberg News. He has appeared on BBC, Bloomberg Television, CNBC and Charlie Rose. He is currently executive editor of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, the leading provider of information and data on the lithium ion battery supply chain.
His new book Volt Rush, the Winners and Losers in the Race to Go Green, is out in July in the UK, and September in the US.
Pre-order here: http://bit.ly/385q6Pe
Jeremy Goldkorn is Editor-in-Chief of The China Project and co-host of the Sinica podcast. He moved to China in 1995 and became managing editor of Beijing's first independent English-language entertainment magazine. In 2003, he founded the website and research firm, Danwei, which tracked Chinese media, markets, politics, and business. It was acquired in 2013 by the Financial Times. He has lived in a worker's dormitory, produced a documentary film about African soccer players in Beijing, and rode a bicycle from Peshawar to Kathmandu via Kashgar and Lhasa.