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High-metals future

World Bank predicts low-carbon energy will push metals demand sharply higher

A low-carbon future means there is going to be a lot more mining, according to a July 18 World Bank report.

The report, “The Growing Role of Minerals and Metals for a Low-Carbon Future” sees the potential for a 200 to 1,000 percent in demand for a broad range of metals if the world is going to meet the temperature targets of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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