Carina Körner is an investigative journalist from Germany.

Her reporting has exposed exports of police equipment to Algeria and labor issues at major German companies. She trained as a journalist at Norddeutscher Rundfunk and graduated in economics from the University of Potsdam. The American Council on Germany awarded her its Anna-Maria and Stephen M. Kellen Fellowship.

Carina Körner

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Carina Körner
investigative journalism, police, labour issues

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Clean cars, dirty batteries

  • Environment
  • Industry

LUBUMBASHI, KOLWEZI, BERLIN - To make the batteries for electric cars, manufacturers need cobalt. This documentary shows the efforts of the European car industry to ensure proper supply chains, and documents in the cobalt mines in the Congo that this is impossible.

Clean cars, dirty batteries