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The dark side of electric vehicle battery components and their socioecological impacts in Indonesia

Fast and Furious for Future

When it comes to electric vehicles, governments and corporations cannot any longer externalise the costs and damages of electric batteries production. Workers are often underpaid, mining areas for nickel are often not restored, and coal power plants provide the energy for nickel mining and battery production. If the Kurt family wants to live climate-consciously here in Germany, then this must not be done at the expense of the Barki family in Indonesia. That is why we should fight worldwide for environmental and social standards for nickel production and local battery production. And with mobility, too, sustainable consumption means not only consuming differently, but also consuming less. That's why the Kurt family takes the bus instead of buying a new e-vehicle.