Richard Branson, the Playboy billionaire, Warren Buffett, the world’s No. 1 investor, Larry Page, founder of Google, and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk are all heavily involved in the electric car business.
The world is urbanizing, and with billions of people living in urban centers, it is certain that pollution will be one of the hottest and most talked about political themes of the coming 2 decades.
The problem is the origin of the cobalt ore. The actual place in the ground of our planet from which this mineral is being dug out of is in the Republic of the Congo.
There are thousands of unmonitored, unregulated mines in the Democracy of Congo. These mines are packed with modern-day slaves, working 12-hour shifts in the scorching heat, and by the end of the day, they’ve earned the equivalent of USD$1.
Let’s advance a 3-part plan: get involved with whatever steps are relevant to you, but please don’t stay silent in the face of injustice, as this is our planet and we all deserve to live a life of peace and opportunity.