Danger! High Voltage: The Dark Side of Electric Cars
Thursday, 25 August
Electric cars have been sold as an answer to green, clean travel. But is the reality that clear-cut? Henry Sanderson, author of Volt Rush: The Winners and Losers in the Race to Go Green, joins Ahir Shah to discuss whether they’re really a climate-friendly solution, resource mining and de-coupling energy reliance from China.
“A lot of green products mask dirty supply chains.” – Henry Sanderson
“China is present at all stages of the supply chains: from mine to processing.” – Henry Sanderson
“With mining resources - nothing comes for free.” – Henry Sanderson
“The DRC is the Saudi Arabia of cobalt – they know they have one chance to get this right.” – Henry Sanderson
Written and presented by Ahir Shah. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Jade Bailey. Music: Kenny Dickinson. Group editor: Andrew Harrison. THE BUNKER is a Podmasters Production.
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