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The Battery Revolution: History and Battery Storage Tech After COVID-19


Steve LeVine (born in New York) is a writer and journalist. He is editor at large for Medium, writing on the impact of tech, science, economics and demography on jobs, society, politics and geopolitics. He is a senior fellow on the Foresight, Strategy and Risk Initiative at the Atlantic Council and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, where he teaches energy security in the graduate-level Security Studies Program. Previously, he was a foreign correspondent for eighteen years in the former Soviet UnionPakistan and the Philippines, for The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, the Financial Times and Newsweek. He formerly wrote Future, a newsletter at Axios, and The Oil and the Glory, a blog on energy and geopolitics at Foreign Policy magazine. LeVine is married to Nurilda Nurlybayeva and has two daughters. He has published three books: The Oil and the Glory (2007) which tells the story of the struggle for fortune, glory and power on the Caspian Sea; Putin's Labyrinth (2008), a profile of Russia through the life and death of a half-dozen Russians; and The Powerhouse, on the geopolitics of advanced batteries, which was long-listed for the Financial Times-McKinsey 2015 Business Book of the Year.

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