The Importance of Minerals

Winning the Clean Energy Race Means Making Mining a Priority

Right now, the United States and China are competing to capture the production of advanced energy technologies like solar panels, electric cars and lithium-ion batteries. And unfortunately, China is winning. According to an opinion piece by Michael Stumo, CEO of the Coalition for a Prosperous America, “To compete successfully with China in the clean energy and advanced technology race, the United States urgently needs to transform its industrial policy. Washington must begin to encourage domestic mining and the processing of critical minerals.” Read Stumo’s entire column.


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