The EU Critical Raw Materials Act: handshakes, extracting, processing and recycling. Why not reducing and prioritizing?

November 7, 2023

IPIS Briefing – October 2023 The European continent struggles with the dilemma to secure its raw material supply chain for the sake of its green transition and energy sovereignty, at the cost of more pollution, ecosystem destruction and handshakes with undemocratic resource-rich countries. The Critical Raw Materials Act (CRM Act) proposes a strategy to secure a sustainable supply of critical raw m