All clean energy paths lead to mining
World Bank sees 500% battery metals growth on current path Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – May 13, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:35pm
The World Bank Group estimates that more than 3 billion tons of minerals and metals will be needed to deploy the wind, solar and geothermal power, as well as energy storage, required to meet carbon reduction goals to achieve the 2 degree Celsius temperature increase limit outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement.
The global adoption of renewable energies could power a 500% increase in the annual pr...