The Electric Vehicle Revolution Will Be Dirty and Unequal

Batteries for new cars will require a lot of new mining

Paris Marx
Jun 14, 2019 · 5 min read
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electrify vehicles → meet targets

Rebates for rich drivers

Source: Pacific Research Institute

Electric vehicles require dirty mining

Source: Earthworks
Source: Earthworks

The dark side of the smart future

Radical Urbanist

Cities have more power than ever to shape the future.

Paris Marx

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Critic of tech futures and host of Tech Won’t Save Us: https://bit.ly/twsu

Radical Urbanist

Cities have more power than ever to shape the future. In Radical Urbanist, @parismarx explores their approaches to transportation, climate change, and monopolistic tech companies to see if they’re doing enough.

Paris Marx

Written by

Critic of tech futures and host of Tech Won’t Save Us: https://bit.ly/twsu

Radical Urbanist

Cities have more power than ever to shape the future. In Radical Urbanist, @parismarx explores their approaches to transportation, climate change, and monopolistic tech companies to see if they’re doing enough.

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