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Producing the key components of the batteries that power our smartphones and electric cars can carry a price for those working in or living near mining operations.
A cobalt “creuseur,” or digger, prepares to enter a mine in Kawama, Congo. Cobalt is an essential ingredient in the lithium batteries that power our smartphones and electric vehicles. The miners in Congo, where 60 percent of the world's cobalt is found, venture into hand-dug mines with no safety equipment other than a plastic lantern on their heads, if they can afford one. Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post
The couple, who have a boy named Archie, announced on Jan. 8 that they would step back from being royals, become financially independent, and split their time between North America and the United Kingdom.