Indonesia turns traditional Indigenous land into nickel industrial zone

Canada

The Canadian city betting on recycling rare earths for the energy transition

As countries scramble to secure critical minerals, Kingston’s burgeoning clean tech ecosystem is attracting startups to create circular supply chains and reduce reliance on China

Indonesia turns traditional Indigenous land into nickel industrial zone

Indonesia

Indonesia turns traditional Indigenous land into nickel industrial zone

Indonesia supplies the EV industry with critical battery materials but the sector’s rapid expansion is infringing the rights of Indigenous peoples

Women walking inside the solar park to fetch water

India

India wants its own solar industry but has to break reliance on China first

The Indian government wants to supply solar PV to its domestic market and the world. But dependence on its geopolitical rival for components and technology makes it a challenging task.
Chinese investors have flocked to Zimbabwe to secure lithium supplies, promising local development. But analysts warn Zimbabwe needs more robust governance for communities to reap the benefits.

Zimbabwe

Lithium boom: Zimbabwe looks to China to secure a place in the EV battery supply chain

Chinese investors have flocked to Zimbabwe to secure lithium supplies, promising local development. But analysts warn Zimbabwe needs more robust governance for communities to reap the benefits.