Lithium mine pits electric cars against sacred Indigenous land.

As the United States turns to electric vehicles, solar and wind for its clean energy transition, the demand for lithium – used in rechargeable batteries – is on the rise. In a remote corner of the Nevada desert sits Thacker Pass, the site of a planned lithium mine that would make a major contribution to domestic supply of the mineral. But the project faces opposition from members of nearby Indigenous communities, who say the area holds spiritual, cultural and historical importance and would be irreversibly damaged by large-scale mining activity

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Love jihad: India's lethal religious conspiracy theory.

Love jihad: India's lethal religious conspiracy theory.

The mutilated body of a 24-year-old Muslim, Arbaaz Aftab Mullah, was discovered on a railway track near his home. His family believe he was murdered because of his interfaith relationship with a Hindu woman and that he is one of the latest victims...

The Black Cop: a villian, a victim and a hero​

The Black Cop: a villian, a victim and a hero​

This intimate portrait of Gamal 'G' Turawa, an ex-Metropolitan police officer, explores his memories of racially profiling and harassing black people and homophobia in his early career. Now an openly gay man, Turawa’s story is a multi-layered one ...

Climate change is happening now: Meet the people on the front lines.

Climate change is happening now: Meet the people on the front lines.

The Guardian and Observer’s 2021 charity appeal is fighting for climate justice. In this video, we meet some of those on the climate frontline, and the charities helping them. This year we are supporting four charities - Global Greengrants Fund, R...

How the Guardian covered 2021: a year of Covid, Cop26 and sporting triumphs.

How the Guardian covered 2021: a year of Covid, Cop26 and sporting triumphs.

2021 was another extraordinary period for news and investigations, in the Guardian's 200th anniversary year. Twelve months of Covid stories ranged from the hope of vaccination through to government mismanagement. It was also the year of Cop26, wit...

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