29 October 2023

Mine games: Europe's hunt for critical raw materials

Investigate Europe
Investigate Europe
Watch a short animation from our investigation into Europe's 'green mining' ambitions
The EU wants to revive the mining industry across Europe. Desperate for lithium, nickel, copper and other minerals for the green transition, the bloc's lawmakers are set to adopt a first-of-its-kind law dedicated to critical raw materials.

Investigate Europe reporters have unearthed what lies beneath these “green mining” ambitions. We have broken into a mountain of dilemmas, challenges and questions that come with Europe’s pressing need for minerals.

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Animation: Alexia Barakou


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