EVs and wind turbines face critical minerals supply crunch

Demand is soaring for copper, lithium, nickel, cobalt and rare earth metals

Supplies of critical minerals essential for key clean energy technologies such as electric vehicles and wind turbines need to pick up sharply over the coming decades to meet the world’s climate goals. Potential supply crunches for copper, lithium, nickel, cobalt and rare earths create energy security hazards for governments, according to a new report by…

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