The Raw Truth of Europe’s Raw Materials

As the world’s eyes were fixed on United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 in Egypt, a more low-key bureaucratic gathering was taking place in Brussels, working on growing the industrial supply chains needed to wean the Continent off the most carbon-intensive fuels for both environmental and national security reasons.

Indeed, European Raw Materials Week has now been imbued with an added sense of purpose and urgency, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and some European Union members’ subsequently unavoidable turn toward coal to get through the winter, has exposed Europe to the harsh realities of energy security, writes Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of SAFE, former U.S. Director of National Intelligence and Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, and Robbie Diamond, SAFE Founder and CEO.

Read more via Politico Europe here.