Blood Cobalt: The Congo’s Dangerous and Deadly Green Energy Mines

View this powerful ABC Foreign Correspondent report about cobalt in the Congo.

To quote: “The violent rush to extract cobalt is unleashing a new cycle of misery and foreign domination in one of the world’s poorest nations.”
As the world decarbonises, cobalt is critical – it stabilises batteries, makes them more powerful, and last longer. With the green revolution and appetite for cobalt growing, so is the demand for ethical practices. The world needs ethical practices and traceable sources of cobalt to power a greener world.