A Mini-Review of the Environmental Footprint of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles


  • Teresa Castillo Perez Higher Technical School of Aeronautical and Space Engineering (Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Aeronáutica y del Espacio), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Pl. del Cardenal Cisneros, 3, Madrid, Spain 28040




Sustainability, Electric Vehicles, Emissions, Public Transit, Lithium-ion Batteries


The pressing requirement to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions has catalyzed the development of sustainable mobility solutions. This review presents a detailed analysis of the environmental issues associated with traditional transportation systems, highlighting the significant role of sustainable mobility in addressing these challenges. Important strategies, including electric vehicles (EVs), mass transit, active transportation, and innovative mobility options, are examined. The review accentuates the necessity to cultivate more habitable communities, diminish emissions, enhance air quality, elevate energy efficiency, and contribute to a prosperous future through the adoption of sustainable mobility. The transition to sustainable transportation necessitates comprehensive policies, enabling regulations, and public participation. The creation and implementation of sustainable mobility strategies, the promotion of cleaner products and methods, and the fostering of collaboration across various sectors are pivotal roles for governments, legislators, and stakeholders. Additionally, public awareness campaigns and educational programs can drive behavioral changes and encourage the adoption of sustainable mobility solutions.


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How to Cite

T. C. Perez, “A Mini-Review of the Environmental Footprint of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles”, J. Comput. Mech. Manag, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 43–52, Aug. 2023.



Mini Reviews


Received 2023-07-07
Accepted 2023-08-11
Published 2023-08-31