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What Better Looks Like: Breaking the Critical Minerals Resource Curse

The global thirst for hydrocarbons has left pollution, corruption, and war in its wake for more than a half century. Today, a new class of critical minerals are fast displacing petroleum as the powerhouse of the global economy—is this just another resource curse, or is there a better way?
The Wilson Center and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held an expert discussion on what better looks like when it comes to mining, processing, recycling, and consuming critical minerals such as lithium, cobalt, niobium, and titanium.

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