Article: Solar panels are key to Biden’s energy plan. But the global supply chain may rely on forced labor from China

By September 21, 2021Uncategorized

China’s Xinjiang region has evolved over the past two decades into a major production hub for many of the companies that supply the world with parts needed to build solar panels.

But new research suggests that much of that work could rely on the exploitation of the region’s Uyghur population and other ethnic and religious minorities, potentially tainting a significant portion of the global supply chain for a renewable energy source critical to combating the climate crisis.
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