How to Fix Mining for the Green Energy Explosion

Date: February 22, 2021

Source: Watershed Sentinel
Author: Gavin MacRae

From Argentina to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Canada to Papua New Guinea, sky-high demand for metals and minerals integral to a renewable energy revolution will cause environmental and social collateral damage – without reforms to mining and society, that is.

This is the warning from Turning Down the Heat: Can We Mine Our Way Out of the Climate Crisis,1 a report by MiningWatch Canada born from a conference of nearly 200 academics, researchers, grassroots representatives, and activists.

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