The proliferation of electric vehicles must not lead to new environmental problems (Photo by Pixabay)

Electric cars need responsible mining

As demand for electric cars rises, the auto industry needs to ensure that mining for lithium, cobalt and rare earths is done responsibly with suitable certification programmes

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