Blood in the Batteries: The Tragic Cost of Child Exploitation in Our Renewable Energy Revolution is an eye-opening course that explores the complex and often hidden connections between cobalt mining, child labor, and the renewable energy industry. This course sheds light on the ethical, environmental, and social challenges surrounding cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and seeks to empower participants to advocate for change.
Throughout the course, participants will examine:
This course encourages participants to critically evaluate the true cost of our renewable energy revolution and to become informed advocates for a more ethical and sustainable future. By understanding the hidden human cost of cobalt mining, participants will be better equipped to contribute to the global conversation on responsible energy sourcing and to demand greater accountability from all stakeholders involved.