Managing the environmental risks of minerals and metals mining in the low-carbon transition: updates from UNEA-6

Published on March 18, 2024
Jodi-Ann Wang

The Sixth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6), which concluded earlier this month, was mired in disagreement and procedural roadblocks, resulting in an outcome that does not sufficiently address the environmental and social risks of mineral mining in the low-carbon transition, write Gyubin Hwang, Jan Morrill, Jodi-Ann Wang and Yblin Roman Escobar.

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