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The lithium paradox

Proponents tout the Thacker Pass lithium mine as a “carbon neutral” venture that will counter climate change; opponents say the Trump administration’s rushed approval of the project ignored significant environmental impacts and will dry up […]

Essays

No mine should be expedited

Modern large-scale mining is very destructive to the natural ecosystems and often disruptive to hosting communities. It is estimated by the United Nations International Resource Panel that, “90 percent of biodiversity loss and water stress […]