If there are two things modern lefties hate, they are environmental destruction and child labor. Oh, and Joe Rogan. and Elon Musk. And this is where it all gets very, very confusing and confronting.
Elon Musk is probably the mother of all Twitter trolls and takes delight in upsetting people while promoting hate speech. But he just so happens to be spearheading saving the planet with electric cars. So, in addition to being a “chief,” he’s also an environmentalist hero.
However, renewable energy that requires storage batteries leads to child exploitation. So do black kids, which really infuriates lefties. And all of that was exposed by Joe Rogan. Cue a lefty head that explodes everywhere.
If you missed a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, you can watch it wherever you usually find podcasts, or here on Youtube.
It basically outlines what New Matilda’s Geoff Russell has repeatedly warned about over the years: the real prices of solar and batteries. Specifically, the child labor required to mine rare earth metals such as cobalt used in Tesla cars and anything that actually requires a lithium-ion battery.
Here is a tweet from the author of the study. Siddharkala Logan’s emphasis helps explain things better.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, trucks loaded with cobalt, copper, nickel, lithium, tin, manganese, and other EV battery metals line up 20 miles (20 miles) to cross the border. It can take a week to pass, runs idle, and pollutes the environment. @StMartinsPress
Green is for us, not for them. pic.twitter.com/SeSSHxizKz
— Siddharthkara (@siddharthkara) January 2, 2023
And if you’re reading this on your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy… yeah… it’s about you.
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