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Responsible cobalt sourcing for EVs: a new role for blockchain emerges

Blockchain may soon become an important auxiliary tool in responsible sourcing of cobalt, a prime element in batteries for electric vehicles. Assuming, that is, international authorities or organizations are willing to help drive its implementation. IISD's Isabelle Ramdoo weighs in on the effort to make the low-carbon energy transition ethical.

August 31, 2018