By Manuel Fernandes and Ricardo Marques*
(Opinion) The International Energy Agency (IEA) released the report ‘The Role of Critical World Energy Outlook Special Report Minerals in Clean Energy Transitions’, which deeply addresses the importance of minerals for the energy transition’s success.
In addition, the World Bank estimates that the extraction of products such as graphite, lithium, and cobalt could increase by almost 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies . . .