Critical Minerals for Clean Technologies: Canada’s Competitive Edge?


The federal government's September 23rd Speech from the Throne said "Canada has the resources – from nickel to copper – needed for clean technologies. This – combined with Canadian expertise – is Canada’s competitive edge." On Episode 6 of Energy vs Climate, energy experts David Keith, Sara Hastings-Simon and Ed Whittingham explain exactly what critical minerals such as lithium, copper, and rare earths are, how they relate to clean technologies and energy systems, and whether Alberta - and Canada - really have a competitive edge in this area. Plus, the team provides an update on Alberta's Hydrogen Strategy.