Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Remember the Yes Men? Last year, they brought out a perfect fake edition of New York Times declaring the end of Gulf War. They were at the climate negotiation as well. On December 14, journalists all around the world received a press release from Canada’s environment agency Environment Canada, declaring ambitious emission reduction There were also video footage of African delegates welcoming the decision. Within an hour, the real Environment Canada was sending messages to everyone in the world clearing Canada’s position. What a shameful declaration to make. Canada was conned by the Yes Men.