The Critical Minerals Club

Payne Institute Fellow Cullen Hendrix and Director Morgan Bazilian contributes to this article about how the United States and allies aim to sidestep reliance on China for the materials needed for clean tech and advanced defense gear.  U.S. lawmakers are scrambling to weaken China’s grip on the critical mineral supply chains that are key to the global energy transition, as escalating tensions stoke fears of strategic vulnerabilities and potential geopolitical disruptions.  April 14, 2023.