Guillaume Pitron is the author of around ten documentaries, broadcast on the main French television channels and in around twenty countries (Arte, Amazon Prime, Al-Jazeera, ZDF…).
Prime Video - 2020 - 54'
Electric cars, solar panels, wind turbines conserving earth's resources and putting an end to pollution? Quite the contrary; these technologies rely on rare minerals and add pressure on their resources. Mining for them releases radioactive substances and refining them needs thousands of gallons of water. Global leaders are aware of this.
Prime Video - 2012 - 52'
Rare Earths are minerals critical for today's state of the art technologies. China holds today 97% of the world's rare earth production and has started to restrict exports. To break their dependence from China, Western countries are throwing themselves into a battle for the acquisition of alternative sources of rare earth.