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The limits of clean energy

9 mins | Dec 5, 2019
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Why capturing energy using wind turbines and solar panels may be far from clean. With renewables being hailed as the solution to the climate crisis, Jason Hickel writing in Foreign Policy explains why, through their demand on rare-earth minerals and precious metals, they could become as destructive as fossil fuels.
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