On electric cars and child labour

“Somebody is going to get hurt” is the famous lines of a comedian. This is exactly what is happening right now. While the electric cars are tipped to be eco friendly and welcome with hoopla and celebration because of its clean energy all is not well as it seems to be. Somewhere out in Congo cobalt mines the children are living a hellish life so people can drive an electric car. Nearly 40,000 children work everyday in the mines checking the rocks for cobalt. And these children are as young as 4 years old. Its a heart rending sight. Tiny …

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