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The Human Cost of Our Pollution-Free, First-World State

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 40,000 children work daily in the mines picking and checking the rocks for presence of “chocolate-brown streaks” of cobalt, an essential raw material necessary for the batteries that power electric vehicles. 351 more words

California Politics

The Cost of Cobalt

This is the metal driving li-ion’s high cost far more than lithium itself.
Cobalt acts as the negative cathode of a lithium battery, and makes up a much larger portion of the battery by volume. 261 more words

Money

"African children pay the price for “clean green” electric car battery technology"

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Let’s hear it for Elon Musk, his ‘Tesla’ piece of shit, and the entire ‘green revolution’ mob; more perpetrators of corporate-capitalist crimes against humanity/children, and all in the name of “saving the planet”: … 431 more words

Political/Social Issues

Norman Pilon reblogged this on Taking Sides.

Electric Cars and their need for cobalt

An article in the Financial Times by David Pillings last week identified a growing problem associated with the mining of cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 244 more words

Wedgwood Antique Jasperware Cobalt Blue White Relief Cherub Greek Bud Vase

Wedgwood Antique Jasperware Cobalt Blue White Relief Cherub Greek Bud Vase
Wedgwood Signed Antique Jasperware With Brilliant Cobalt Blue Base Coloring With White Relief Pattern Of Cherubs Doing Different Actions. 43 more words

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