Scott Patterson, 08 June 2021
Mining companies are trying to tap into the flood of cash targeting green investments by touting their production of materials that go into wind turbines, power lines and batteries.
They are playing down the environmental impact of their operations and, for many of them, their big businesses mining coal.
The International Energy Agency said in a May report that while coal mining will decrease dramatically in the coming years, “the mining of minerals needed for clean energy transitions increases very rapidly” in a global economy focused on bringing down carbon emissions. Continue reading “Article: Mining Companies Call Themselves Green in Push for Investor Cash”