Green Killers: Congo’s Miners Dying to Feed World’s Hunger for Electric Cars

From The Global Warming Policy Foundation Date: 21/03/19 Christina Lamb, The Sunday Times Exploited by Chinese firms, workers as young as nine risk their lives to feed the world’s growing hunger for cobalt. Solange Kanena sits on her broken orange sofa, heavily pregnant, resting. Looking around her three-room shack, she wonders how she will feed…

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Child miners aged four living a hell on Earth so YOU can drive an electric car: Awful human cost in squalid Congo cobalt mine that Michael Gove didn’t consider in his ‘clean’ energy crusade

From The Daily Mail Sky News investigated the Katanga mines and found Dorsen, 8, and Monica, 4 The pair were working in the vast mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo They are two of the 40,000 children working daily in the mines, checking rocks for cobalt By Barbara Jones for The Mail on Sunday…