IEA: ‘Critical minerals are crucial to achieving net zero’

A new report reveals the need for critical minerals could increase by as much as six times by 2040 and warns if action is not taken to guarantee supply, targets will be even harder to meet

US backs production of rare earth elements with $19m

The scheme will support projects in communities where the coal industry downturn has left without the jobs they once relied on

Google, Samsung, BMW and Volvo call for deep sea mining moratorium

The companies have pledged not to source any minerals from the deep sea

World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

It will assist with the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals used in clean energy technologies