Biden admin's drive for green energy leads to accusations of forced child labor mining for EV battery metals | 17 Dec 2023 | Children forced to work in appalling conditions, allegedly from as young as 4 years old, are putting the Biden regime’s green energy plans at controversial risk, particularly when it comes to metals needed for batteries in electric vehicles (EVs). The metal cobalt is the "blood diamond" of battery materials. Many EV manufacturers crave it, as it makes electric vehicles go faster and further. But U.S. carmakers are stepping through a human rights minefield to get it and other battery ingredients.

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