Please read my article over at called Technoethics: Can Electronics Be Green?Miner holding coltan

You will find out that the electronics industry can rival the holocaust when it comes to mining in Congo, where over 5 million people have died and hundreds of thousands of women are raped and mutilated, children are sent into mines, and civil war, militias, occupations, and illegal smuggling has wreaked havoc on people, animals, and ecosystems! It is considered the deadliest conflict since WWII, but, while there is no certification yet for “conflict-free” and “green” electronics, there is a glimmer of light in this incredible darkness.