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What should the fossil fuel phase-out article look like?Edit

If you have a view please comment at Talk:Fossil_fuel_phase-out#Scope_and_structure_of_the_article?

Thanks Chidgk1

Lost Data on PageEdit

Apologies, I'm new here and just trying to help.

On the following page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impacts_of_lithium-ion_batteries) located at the bottom of the paragraph headed "Hydrometallurgical Metals Reclamation" the paragraph suddenly ends. The linked article refers to (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrometallurgy).

"The amount spent over" doesn't give a lot of context, but the author's intent appears to be something about the cost of using hydrometallurgical metal reclamation in a specific case study.

(https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03545) suggests that "The hydrometallurgical process is considered to be the most suitable method for the recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries."

(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956053X21001082) concludes "Under the tested conditions, lower incineration temperatures (400–500 °C) seem to favor the formation of CO and CO2, which reacts with the electrode material starting a carbothermic reduction and helps to improve the leaching efficiency of metals from LIBs without additional reducers that are usually needed."

(https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fchem.2020.578044/full) discusses the hydrometallurgical process for lithium in greater detail, and discusses some other leaching methods in detail.

I hope this helps. VoidMagi (talk) 09:04, 25 April 2022 (UTC)

User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit

I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like

  • John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)

and turns it into something like

It will work on a variety of links, including those from {{cite web}}, {{cite journal}} and {{doi}}.

The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.

Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.

- Headbomb {t · c · p · b}

This is a one time notice and can't be unsubscribed from. Delivered by: MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 16:01, 29 April 2022 (UTC)

One of your project's articles has been selected for improvement!Edit

Hello,
Please note that Soil, which is within this project's scope, has been selected as one of the Articles for improvement. The article is scheduled to appear on Wikipedia's Community portal in the "Articles for improvement" section for one week, beginning today. Everyone is encouraged to collaborate to improve the article. Thanks, and happy editing!
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Hazel Henderson, futurist and environmentalist writerEdit

Writer Hazel Henderson has died. The nomination for Recent Deaths expires in six hours. Any help in improving the article would be appreciated. Thank you, Thriley (talk) 18:13, 29 May 2022 (UTC)

Requested move of AbiogenesisEdit

A requested move of Abiogenesis to Origin of life is under discussion. Project members are invited to contribute. Chiswick Chap (talk) 12:24, 1 July 2022 (UTC)