Many new technologies critical to the energy transition rely on copper. Here are the world's largest copper producers.
Recent floods in Pakistan have affected more than 33 million people. Where is the risk of flooding highest around the world?
Aluminum is one of the world's most widely used metals, but producing it is a complex process. Here's a look at where it comes from.
Which countries use the most energy per person?
The world’s material consumption is expected to grow from 41 billion tonnes in 2010 to about 89 billion tonnes by 2050. This graphic shows the impact...
Where will the world's next megacities be by 2030?
This infographic breaks down $90.4 billion in non-fuel mineral production by state.
Cities are the engines of the economy and need metals to run. Here's how the rise of megacities will drive metal demand well into the future.
More than half of the world’s population is projected to be in the middle class by 2030. In this graphic, we analyze the group’s impact on...
The amount of human-made (or anthropogenic) mass, has now exceeded the weight of all life on Earth, including humans, animals, and plants.