Modern slavery and clean energy transition: Understanding energy justice in Australia
Source: Monash University.
Australia’s goal of achieving 82% clean energy generation from renewables by 2030 showcases significant progress in the renewable energy sector. Yet, the association between solar energy and the risk of modern slavery presents a formidable obstacle. The production of crucial components like polysilicon and cobalt often involves regions plagued by human rights abuses and forced labour. Discover how businesses and the government can play a pivotal role in advancing energy justice and combating these challenges here.