KOMMONSENTSJANE – The Human Cost of Building Batteries for Electric Cars | Not Good for Humans or Planet

Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.

https://dailybrowse.wordpress.com/2021/12/08/the-human-cost-of-building-batteries-for-electric-cars-not-good-for-humans-or-planet/

You are so right. Two family members worked in the atomic bomb plant in Tennessee years ago working in the battery area and the other a welder. They are no longer with us due to lung cancer and Dementia.

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Electric cars are powered by rare metals. Can AI help find them?

With the growing demand for electric vehicles, automakers are scrambling to obtain the raw materials needed for production. One of the most vital elements is cobalt, used in EV batteries to help cars run longer without a charge. But how its sourced is controversial as mines in countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo face human rights violation allegations. Learn how the cobalt supply chain is viewed as a “new form of colonization,” and why some EV makers are looking for alternatives.

The Human Cost of Building Batteries for Electric Cars – Flipboard

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Enjoys sports and all kinds of music, especially dance music. Playing the keyboard and piano are favorites. Family and friends are very important.
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