How Do We Extract Renewable Minerals Sustainably?
As we expand our mining of minerals for the green energy transition, we may harm the biodiversity of surrounding areas and cause other environmental consequences. How are researchers developing alternative technologies to extract metals like Lithium sustainably?
Professor Rick Valenta, Director of the WH Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland
Dr Gayathri Naidu, researcher, Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater, UTS
Producer/Presenter: Julia Carr-Catzel
Music: Epidemic Sound