Thomas M. Kostigen on GreenBiz highlights the importance of metals in the clean energy transition.
- Rare earth metals not only power solar fields and wind farms but are essential for our national defense as well.
- To meet the global demand for clean energy, the World Bank estimates that mineral mining needs to increase five-fold.
- In order for America to play a leading role in mineral mining, our extensive permitting process must be modernized to take less time and to lower costs.
“Green businesses could find big opportunity in focusing on a clean metals’ solution. Investors too can play a part by embracing and backing cleaner, greener minerals extraction concerns.”
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