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Recycling could play a key role in the energy transition | FT Rethink

As we move towards a future based on green energy, we may be facing significant shortages in metals such as copper, nickel and lithium. One way to address these shortfalls could be through improved recycling and use of materials. But, as the FT’s natural resources editor Tom Wilson explains, key recycling policies and strategies will be needed