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The mining and energy 'paradox'

The transition to the low carbon economy is a transition from hydrocarbons to metals – the metals required to produce solar panels, wind turbines and battery systems.

David Humphreys*

Viewpoint > Humphreys

The mining and energy 'paradox'

The transition to the low carbon economy is a transition from hydrocarbons to metals – the metals required to produce solar panels, wind turbines and battery systems.

David Humphreys*

The mining and energy 'paradox'

Smelting and refining is where a lot of mining's energy consumption lies

Illustration copyright Aspermont