‘Green mining’: a myth that could cost us the Earth

Feeding Europe‚Äôs digital and green transition with runaway mining without changing the way we use natural resources could cost us the Earth. A new report urges the EU to slash resource consumption by two-thirds, writes Roberta Arbinolo. The report, published by the European Environmental Bureau and Friends of the Earth Europe, looks into the environmental and social impacts of mining, and recommends to address the rising need for metals and minerals not by digging out more resources, but by rethinking … Continue reading ‘Green mining’: a myth that could cost us the Earth