Op-ed: Increased lithium demand for electric vehicle batteries comes with a price | NaturalNews.com

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by: Ramon Tomey

(Natural News) The recent push toward clean energy and transportation has driven up demand for electric vehicles and the batteries that power them. Lithium is an important element in the manufacture of electric vehicle batteries, and the Atacama salt flat in Chile holds most of the world’s lithium reserves. However, extracting this element from the salt flat comes with a huge price – as a professor has claimed.

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Apple, Tesla, Google, Microsoft, And Dell Sued Over Child Labor Deaths At Cobalt Mines In Congo | HAF

A Child Breaks Rocks Extracted From A Cobalt Mining At A Copper Mine Quarry And Cobalt Pit In Lubumbashi, Congo
A child breaks rocks extracted from a cobalt mining at a copper mine quarry and cobalt pit in Lubumbashi, Congo © AFP / Junior Kannah

HAF – November 11, 2020 | Source: RT.com

A civil lawsuit has been filed in a federal court in Washington DC against Apple, Google’s parent company Alphabet, Tesla, Microsoft, and Dell. They are accused of exploiting child labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Read more: https://humansarefree.com/2020/11/apple-tesla-google-microsoft-dell-sued-child-labor-deaths-cobalt-mines-congo.html