01 March 2022 - Rio Tinto said it is "exploring all options" and "reviewing the legal basis" of the decision by the Government of Serbia to halt its lithium project
20 January 2022 - The Government of Serbia annulled its decree on the spatial plan for Rio Tinto's lithium project and met all the environmentalists' demand, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said
11 January 2022 - Economist Nebojša Katić asks what the economic benefits that Serbia expects from the opening of the Jadar lithium mine would look like
10 January 2022 - Many landowners and others wondered what ‘on hold’ meant, when all we need is to see Rio Tinto stopped and gone.
30 December 2021 - The most important topics for our readers in 2021 were lithium, the coal phaseout and investment in renewable energy in Serbia
16 December 2021 - The European Parliament condemned the violence of hooligans against peaceful environmental demonstrators in Serbia and the amount of force used by the police
04 December 2021 - Citizens blocked traffic throughout Serbia to demonstrate opposition to controversial laws, Rio Tinto's project and other lithium exploration
01 December 2021 - The Salton Sea in the southern part of California can supply 600,000 tons of lithium per year, an amount exceeding the current annual consumption of the US
29 November 2021 - Lithium mining projects, pollution and environmental protection issues are igniting large protests almost every day in Serbia
14 September 2021 - Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany is interested in lithium from Serbia and that European union...
12 September 2021 - The key demand is for the Government of Serbia to revoke all commitments to Rio Tinto, the investor behind the lithium mine project.
25 August 2021 - European Greens Co-chair Thomas Waitz said he would speak in the European Parliament about Rio Tinto's project and the devastation of the Danube in Serbia
02 August 2021 - The company is finishing the preparations for the transportation of the processing plant despite mounting protests by Serbian citizens.
29 July 2021 - Hundreds of people protested in Loznica in western Serbia as the local assembly was adopting the spatial plan for Rio Tinto's lithium project
28 July 2021 - Rio Tinto keeps buying land in Serbia and getting permits for a lithium mine after the investment decision, but there is no environmental impact study
13 July 2021 - Even though people around Serbia are increasingly protesting Rio Tinto’s plan to open a jadarite mine, the British-Australian miner is in talks with the government on expanding the project.