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Copper: the most important metal we're running short of

• KITCO News

World mined copper production, in thousands of tonnes. Source: US Geological Survey

In recent years, the global transition towards clean energy has stretched the need for the tawny-colored metal even further. More copper will be required to feed our renewable energy infrastructure, such as photovoltaic cells used for solar power, and wind turbines.