Tag: metals and minerals

Overcoming Critical Minerals Shortages Is Key to Achieving US Climate Goals

Critical minerals such as lithium, graphite, rare earth elements and cobalt are essential building blocks for a clean economy; they are used in wind turbines and solar panels, EV batteries and motors, renewable energy transmission and more. At present, the United States is reliant on imports for virtually all of these minerals. The U.S. must take action now to minimize these risks, secure its supply chains and drive responsible sourcing of critical minerals.

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Metals for Europe’s Clean Energy Transition: Report

In the wake of supply disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Europe’s lack of resilience for its growing metals needs has become a strategic concern. This study evaluates how Europe can fulfil its goal of “achieving resource security” and “reducing strategic dependencies” for its energy transition metals, through a demand, supply, and sustainability assessment of the EU Green Deal and its resource needs.

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