Rare Earth Minerals – Geopolitics, Economics & Environmental issues

May 31, 2023


Talk by Bennett Hawley, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia on Wednesday 31 May 2023, Queen Square, Bath.

Unveil the pivotal role of Critical Earth Minerals in powering our tech-driven world, from iPhones to advanced batteries. This talk explores the challenge of securing these essential resources against the dominance of China & Russia and the complicated intersection between geopolitics, economics, and environmental science in light of this pressing challenge.

The first of three talks accompanying the BRLSI 2023 exhibition ‘Riches of the Earth’.

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