The EU successfully regulated illegal fishing with a ‘carding’ system in 2010. It should take the same approach with the upcoming forced labour law, says the Environmental Justice Foundation’s CEO.
Governments are not doing enough to shape and regulate this newly burgeoning industry. The UK should lead the way with a new regulatory body, says Green Alliance’s Faustine Wheeler.
The human impact of petrochemical plants along the Houston Ship Channel prove that Amnesty’s recommendations to the EU are vital, say the authors of a new report.
The World Bank prioritises private investors over justice and the climate – a new institution is needed, says Professor Thomas Marois
The geopolitics of mining must change with decarbonisation, or less will improve than many realise, says Dr Leandro Vergara-Camus
Artisanal mining has been demonised by big industry, and oversimplified in the press – in reality miners, large corporations, and government are all intertwined in the DRC, says Dr. Sarah Katz-Lavigne in an interview with Lauren Sneade.
It is vital that electric vehicles do not become reliant on Uyghur forced labour, says Professor Kendyl Salcito
Europe’s demand for lithium is set to soar to 60 times current levels, with cobalt and graphite 15 times higher. But how will proposals for new EU mining and refining interact with the EU’s role as a champion of biodiversity and development?
We must not ignore a hugely important metric to help us solve the ‘twin crisis’ of biodiversity loss and climate change, says Professor Patrick Moriarty
Deep sea mining could trigger a multitude of environmental, climatic, and social justice issues – there are better means of sourcing minerals, says Jessica Battle, who leads WWF’s ‘No Deep Seabed Mining Initiative’.