Just Minerals for a Just Transition
Today, Earthworks published Just Minerals: Safeguarding protections for community rights, sacred places, and public lands from the unfounded push for mining expansion. The report shares why a responsible energy transition hinges on prioritizing mineral recycling, reuse, and substitution over new… More »
What’s Missing from the New IEA Report on Mining and the Renewable Energy Transition?
The International Energy Agency sends a mixed message in its recent reports, urging that we leave fossil fuels in the ground while simultaneously calling for more extraction of metals used in low-carbon technologies. This extractivist push is both problematic and… More »
Sourcing Battery Metals Without New Mining
Today, Earthworks is releasing a new report which demonstrates the potential for recycling to offset demand for newly mined metals in the EV battery supply chain. This reduction in demand is necessary to relieve the mounting pressure on mining-affected communities… More »