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REPORT: Clean Energy Must Not Rely on Dirty Mining

April 17, 2019 • Earthworks | UTS ISF
Today, Earthworks published new research detailing projected minerals demand to build the electric vehicles, solar arrays, wind turbines and other renewable energy infrastructure necessary to meet the ambitious goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and avert the most disastrous impacts… More »

Executive Summary: Responsible minerals sourcing for renewable energy

April 17, 2019 • Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney

Responsible minerals sourcing for renewable energy

April 17, 2019 • Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney

Making Clean Energy Clean, Just & Equitable: Earthworks Position Statement

April 16, 2019 • Payal Sampat

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Montana Court Strikes Down Water Use Permit for Rock Creek Mine, Protecting Wilderness Streams

April 15, 2019 • Earthjustice | Earthworks | Clark Fork Coalition | Rock Creek Alliance | MEIC
HELENA, MT—A Montana District Court judge last week reversed the decision of Montana’s Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) to grant a water use permit for the Rock Creek Mine, a silver-copper mine proposed in northwest Montana’s Cabinet Mountains.… More »

Organizations denounce death threats against lawyer representing Xinka Parliament in consultation over Escobal mine

March 28, 2019 • Ellen Moore
On March 15, the Xinka Parliament denounced ongoing non-compliance with the Constitutional Court order on consultation, as well as threats and intimidations against Quelvin Otoniel Jiménez Villalta, lawyer for the Xinka Parliament. The Xinka Parliament was accompanied by representatives of… More »

Activists Bombard Norwegian Embassies to Protest Mine Approval

March 27, 2019 • Ellen Moore
This month, signatories to the Ditch Ocean Dumping campaign declaration called out the Norwegian government’s decision to permit a toxic-waste-dumping mine in Saami Indigenous territory. More than a dozen organizations from nine countries sent letters to Norwegian Embassies in the… More »

Places at Risk

March 21, 2019 • Earthworks | Earthjustice | WORC