Ten materials, including cobalt, lithium, graphite, and rare earths, are deemed critical by all three.
The tallest wind turbines can reach over 200 meters and cost more than $12 million to manufacture and install.
Electric vehicles can have 6 times more minerals than a combustion vehicle and be on average 340 kg heavier.
Where in the world are the largest gold mines?
This visualization breaks down the countries from which the U.S. imported its crude oil and petroleum products in 2021.
Wind and solar generate over a tenth of the world’s electricity. Taken together, they are the fourth-largest source of electricity, behind coal, gas, and hydro.
Which key minerals power the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles?
In 2021 coal-fired electricity generation reached all-time highs. Here's the pathway that would be needed to phase it out of the energy mix.
The gold-to-silver ratio used to define the value of currencies and still remains an important metric for metals investors today.
Which fuels do U.S. home heating systems use?
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...