Guinean bauxite is the source of aluminium in everything from our office buildings to our cars – but the bauxite supply chain is a black box of human rights issues.
Dr Camila Vergara sifts through the politics of lithium extraction in Chile.
Land and Climate Review breaks down the basics on the big battery law.
Bertie Harrison-Broninski explores sustainable fashion in a review of Lucianne Tonti’s book, ‘Sundressed: Natural Fibres and the Future of Fashion’.
Siddharth Kara’s deep dive into Congolese mining is diligently researched, but suffers from old-fashioned and clichéd writing, says Lauren Sneade
Lauren Sneade reviews Uhuru Portia Phalafala’s epic poem about South African gold mining.
Simon Mundy’s voyage round 26 countries in ‘Race for Tomorrow’ brings the climate debate back down to earth.
Reading ‘Fen, Bog, Swamp: a short history of peatland destruction and its role in the climate crisis’ by Annie Proulx.
In a review of Matt Simon’s book ‘A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies’, Bertie Harrison-Broninski asks whether plastic pollution gets enough attention.
Experts expect more than half of the voluntary carbon market to be carbon removals by 2030. The sales are happening already – but the removals are not.