MINA DO BAROSSO - Lithium is the raw material we need en masse for batteries, including electric cars. Under Portuguese soil there is a lot of that 'white gold'.

Its extraction should help the country to recover economically and make the European energy transition possible. But who wants an open mine on their doorstep?

Photo: © Charis Bastin

Charis Bastin

Charis Bastin is a Belgian journalist.
€ 1.890 allocated on 28/05/2020.
Fonds Pascal Decroos

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  • Lithium is slechts een sluier om een groene levensstijl te verkopen, MO*, December 2020.