Wealthy countries consume large amounts of natural resources per capita, and the U.S. is no exception. See how much is used per person.
How a tiny pellet could end up powering the world.
Many new technologies critical to the energy transition rely on copper. Here are the world's largest copper producers.
How much do global CO₂ emissions change on a year-to-year basis? Here, we show the annual rate of change in emissions since 1900.
As the most-used natural fiber, cotton has become the most important non-food agricultural product.
Canada's Athabasca Basin has the highest-grade uranium deposits in the world, with grades that are 10 to 100 times greater than the global average.
Battery demand for electric vehicles, energy storage systems, and portable electronic devices is propelling lithium mining around the planet.
Despite efforts from the U.S. and Europe to increase the domestic production of batteries, the battery market is still dominated by Asian suppliers.
Iron ore made up 93% of the 2.7 billion tonnes of metals mined in 2021. This infographic lists the world’s largest iron ore producers.
America has 92 reactors in operation, providing about 20% of the country's electricity.