Commission ramps up ‘green mining’ ambitions in raw materials plan

More mining in Europe is needed to accelerate the green and digital transitions, the European Commission has announced as part of its plans for a new raw materials alliance, raising concerns from green groups.

by Laura Cole
Internal market commissioner Thierry Breton presenting the Commission's plans for critical raw materials. Photo: Xavier Lejeune / EC - Audiovisual Service
Internal market commissioner Thierry Breton presenting the Commission's plans for critical raw materials. Photo: Xavier Lejeune / EC - Audiovisual Service

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