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Sustainable Energy from an Unsustainable Source: The Need for Safeguards in Manganese Extraction for Renewable Energy in Indonesia

Published: 14 December 2021

Manganese mining is one of the key elements for innovative development of renewable energy. While low-carbon energy innovations are certainly needed, the sustainability aspects of mining must be taken into account in the search for raw materials. However, existing mining operations are alarming due to their social and environmental impacts.