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Massive investments required in mining to accelerate the energy transition

Wood Mackenzie says more than $1tn is required by 2035 for the mining of five key metals required to accelerate the energy transition.
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World Bank: Lithium, cobalt production must grow 500% to meet 2050 goals

A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies.

EV boom highlights unethical cobalt production

Cobalt, an essential ingredient in lithium-ion batteries that power plug-in electric cars, has become a source of serious ethical and economic concerns. Most of the world's cobalt production is concentrated in the Democratic Republic of...