Ten materials, including cobalt, lithium, graphite, and rare earths, are deemed critical by all three.
Currently, the U.S. has a backlog of more than 280 mining projects awaiting permits.
The U.S. is heavily reliant on imports for many critical minerals. How import-dependent is the U.S. for each one, and on which country?
From the electrical grid to EVs, copper is a key building block for the modern economy.
Batteries accounted for 74% of lithium consumption in 2021, up from 23% in 2010.
Will the clean energy transition create jobs, or will jobs be lost? Here is projected employment growth in clean energy and related sectors to 2030.
This infographic breaks down $90.4 billion in non-fuel mineral production by state.
In this graphic, we list all of the minerals that the government has deemed critical to both the economic and national security of the United States.
With an increasing interest in electric vehicles (EVs), the battery market is now a $27 billion per year business.
These critical minerals are needed for tech, defense, and industry, yet most of them are mainly imported from outside of the United States.