September 09, 2022
Good morning, and happy Friday!
Situational awareness: Axios Pro Editor Michael Flaherty here, bringing you the Friday digest from this week's Climate Deals newsletters. Highlights and links to both Climate Deals and Pro Rata are below. Enjoy!
1. Ionic is trying to make halloysite happen for EVs
Sept. 6 — A Utah-based startup announced the debut of a product the company says is a replacement for graphite in lithium-based batteries used by electric vehicles, Alan reported.
Why it matters: Companies developing silicon-based battery materials are seeing an influx of funding due to the EV market's projected growth, in addition to buy-in from automakers Porsche, Mercedes and BMW.
Tuesday's Climate Deals newsletter
⌨️ Tuesday's Pro Rata, with news on Truth Social and UBS-Wealthfront