Publication: Mineral Exploration
Article Type: Feature article
Published on: Winter 2017
By Kylie Williams & Christine Ogryzlo
Necessity is making strange bedfellows: organizations that champion sustainability and a greener future are supporting mining as a key factor in that new, low carbon economy. Even the World Bank sees mineral resource development as a complement rather than a competitor to a greener, more sustainable future.
According to a 2017 report by the World Bank, “The technologies assumed to populate the clean energy shift – wind, solar, hydrogen and electricity systems – are significantly more material-intensive in their composition than current traditional fossil-fuel-based energy supply systems.”
Read the full story: King Copper, Mineral Exploration magazine, Winter 2017