Deep-Sea Mining Not Necessary for Renewable Energy Transition, Experts Argue

Date: 30 July 2022

Source: EcoWatch

Author: Olivia Rosane

Do we really need to put ocean ecosystems at risk in order to transition to a renewable-energy economy? Proponents of deep-sea mining claim that the as-yet-untested practice is the best means of supplying minerals like cobalt, lithium, nickel, copper, vanadium and indium used in electric vehicles, storage batteries and other green technologies.

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