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Report highlights ‘mismatch’ between critical mineral supplies, climate goals

May 6, 2021
Countries must address a “looming mismatch” between climate goals and the availability of critical minerals, the International Energy Agency says in a new report, highlighting a key issue for the Biden administration as it looks to secure supply chains. Worldwide demand for critical minerals -- essential inputs to clean-energy technologies including solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars -- would rise by four times by 2040 if countries met Paris Agreement goals for carbon emissions, according to a report released...

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