Mark Le Dain writes in Forbes about the need to prioritize copper to power clean energy development.
- The supply of copper may not be able to meet future demand, which would hamstring the development of clean energy technologies.
- A large reason for this is a lack of mining capacity, and as Goldman Sachs points out, the regulatory approval for copper mines has fallen to the lowest level in a decade.
- Governments should begin to prioritize copper development and extraction to meet future energy needs.
Read the full article here.