'An uncritical embrace of clean technology may also lead to greater inequalities and uneven development.'
So argues Dr Jewellord Nem Singh in his article published as part of the Latin America's Environmental Policies in Global Perspective collaborative research project.
In Mining Our Way Out of the Climate Change Conundrum? The Power of a Social Justice Perspective, Nem Singh offers a global perspective on the green transition and an opportunity to move beyond the narrow geopolitical lenses often applied to the study of rare metals.
He argues for the need for a social justice perspective to tackling climate change, pointing to the highly uneven costs of the green transition.