Critical Minerals and China, With Morgan Bazilian

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute and a professor of public policy at the Colorado School of Mines, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss why critical minerals have emerged as a major issue in the U.S.-China geopolitical competition.

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
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Ester Fang - Associate Podcast Producer

Gabrielle Sierra - Editorial Director and Producer

Episode Guests
  • Morgan Bazilian

Show Notes

Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Morgan D. Bazilian and Gregory Brew, “The Missing Minerals: To Shift to Clean Energy, America Must Rethink Supply Chains,” Foreign Affairs

 

Keith Bradsher, “Why China Could Dominate the Next Big Advance in Batteries,” New York Times


Geological Survey 2022 Final List of Critical Minerals [PDF], U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

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