• 'Big, big changes' in the pipeline as COVID accelerates green shift — podcast

    Источник: Financial Post - Top Stories / 17 мар 2021 07:08:39   America/New_York

    Last week, Natural Resources Canada released a list of critical minerals that it said represent the building blocks of a future, low-carbon economy. This week, Jumana Saleheen, chief economist for the CRU Group, a commodity research firm joined Down to Business to discuss the impacts, paradoxes and opportunities in the transition away from fossil fuels. Big changes are on the horizon if and when the transition gets underway: Saleheen explained that we’ll need more copper and other metals to build the wind turbines, charging stations and solar panels to replace the existing infrastructure. As governments around the world talk about building back their economies in a greener, less carbon intensive ways, there could be big changes on the horizons, she said. Listen on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , Stitcher and Google Play , where you can also subscribe to get new episodes every Wednesday morning. If you have any questions about the show, or if there are topics you want us to tackle, email us: downtobusiness@postmedia.com . One CEO’s decade-long quest to find cost-competitive rare earth minerals outside China Pandemic showed the inability of the world to act globally: Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow The activist and the billionaire: How David Suzuki changed Jim Pattison’s mind on climate http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/FP_TopStories/~3/PuGftM5Ct4c/big-big-changes-in-the-pipeline-as-covid-accelerates-green-shift-podcast