The dark side of the electric car revolution - Counting the Cost

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One of the big changes facing the global transportation industry is electrification.

Big corporations and car manufacturers are ditching combustion engines, with Toyota saying it will have an electrified or hybrid version of all vehicles by 2025.

But there is a dark side to this revolution.

Cobalt is one of the key ingredients added in electric batteries, and more than half of it is currently mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Amnesty says children as young as seven work in dangerous conditions in Congo cobalt mines.

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