Between rocks and hard places: critical minerals, climate change and the future of globalization

2021 finds us in the midst of a pandemic and a growing appreciation that the climate crisis is the biggest challenge of our time. Plans to become carbon neutral by mid-century have been announced by major economies making decarbonization urgent.  This major transformation requires unprecedented amounts of minerals as inputs and some are considered especially critical. Which ones are they? What makes them critical? Professor Kalantzakos will discuss the complex series of challenges and opportunities that are emerging as countries around the world move to decarbonize their economies in line with their Paris commitments.  https-www-youtube-com-watchvwnmhdnicls4t148s

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