On World E-mobility and Zero Emissions Day, a global network of communities directly impacted by lithium extraction have warned against drastically expanding mining in the name of green energy. Doing so risks trampling the rights of marginalised peoples and destroying ecosystems that play a vital role in regulating the global climate, they say.
A communique from frontline communities exposing the true impacts of lithium mining and proposing alternatives to a metal-intensive renewable transition.
Alert: Military junta bombs Salween Peace Park in Indigenous Karen territory after coup d’état in Burma/Myanmar
YLNM has been working in solidarity with the Karen and Myanmar Mining Watch Network for several years to elevate and support their amazing work to protect the SPP from mining and mega hydro projects.