Industry 4.0 in Asia | Böll.Spotlight

Is digitalization a blessing or a curse for our environment? The rise of new digital technologies has led to a significant increase in the demand for metals and raw materials, with serious repercussions for our ecology and the living conditions of rural populations.

The geographer Michael Reckordt from the German NGO PowerShift talks about these impacts especially for Asia and highlights that it is important to know about the problem involved in the production of new digital technology.

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