Isabeau van Halm is a data journalist based in London. She has previously worked as editor of a local newspaper and is a graduate of the Erasmus Mundus Journalism Master’s. Contact Isabeau at: isabeau.vanhalm [at] globaldata.com
The transition towards green technologies means demand for critical minerals is soaring. Energy Monitor spoke to Lesley Muñoz Rivera, an Indigenous activist from the Copiapó community in Chile, who is defending its territory against the mining of critical minerals.
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Zimbabwe banned the exports of raw lithium ores in 2022, and then banned the exports of all raw mineral ores this year. Isabeau Van Halm explores the latest example of a wave of critical mineral resource nationalism.