The competition for innovative technology for energy storage is excelling our creativity toward a cleaner world, and it is because there is a demand for it. As long as we continue to demand, and demand loudly, then we might just have a chance at producing a completely green future.
Chemicals compose everything, including items that we are entirely dependent on, such as plastics and antibiotics to name a couple. Nonetheless there remains a sense of chemophobia – the fear of chemicals that is ultimately driven by generalisations of a few unsafe compounds. Here lies the conflict between our reliance on particular items and the impact they have on our own vitality, and the health of the environment.