#43 | Interview - Gerard Barron, Chairman & CEO at Deep Green Metals
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For this episode of the eTech podcast Ryan Maughan speaks to Gerard Barron, who is the Chairman and CEO of DeepGreen Metals.
We discuss the potential for the sustainable recovery of metals, including the Nickel, Copper and Cobalt required for electric vehicle and battery production, from deep-ocean nodules found in the Pacific Ocean’s Clarion-Clipperton Zone.
The supply of the metals needed for EV batteries is a hot topic right now and deep-sea mining offers a potential, low-impact solution. However, deep-sea mining is a controversial topic. Gerard and Ryan discuss the issues, benefits and challenges giving a thoughtful insight into the potential of this resource.
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