With lithium-ion batteries powering electric cars, lithium mining is likely to be a high-demand industry in the coming years. Much of the world’s lithium is found in the Lithium Triangle in Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia. While at face value mining in the Lithium Triangle may be a good economic opportunity to power a more environmentally friendly means of transportation, the impact that it has on the environment and local communities raises the question of how sustainable it really is.
Una casa fueron antes,
y ahora impiden pasar:
Es un montón de prejuicios
que fueron una verdad.
Álvaro Yunque, “Montón de escombros.”
Versos De La Calle (1924)
On Monday, December 2, President Donald Trump announced restore trade policies against Brazil and Argentina due to the massive devaluation of their currencies (Brazilian real and Argentine peso). Specifically, Pres.