Circular Economy

3 ways the circular economy is vital for the energy transition

Recycling to conserve metals used in wind turbines is one pathway to a circular economy. Image: Unsplash.

James Pennington

Associate Director, Circular Economy Lead, Deloitte

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Share of global GDP% covered by net-zero targets. Source: Generation (2021). Image: IEA

Growth in demand for selected minerals from clean energy technologies, 2040 relative to 2020 (multiples). Source: The Role of Critical Minerals in Clean Energy Transitions, International Energy Agency (2021). Image: IMF, ECIU, Generation

Share of lifecycle emissions in cars use and material production 2020-2040. Source: World Economic Forum, 2020. Image: World Economic Forum, 2021

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