A critical look at green Technology: war on want report

This report was written with the support of the London Mining Network and Yes to Life, No to Mining

Climate change, species extinctions and extreme social inequalities are intersecting crises that share a common root in the unsustainable and grossly unequal extraction and (over)consumption of resources, including the so-called ‘critical’ minerals and metals vital to renewable technologies.
Despite what the mining industry says, we can’t mine our way out of the climate crisis. This leaves us seeking answers to an urgent question: how can we source the minerals and metals necessary for the renewable energy transition in a way that is socially and ecologically just?


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