The technologies that protect us, move us and power our daily lives require mining minerals and metals in distant places. But access to these essential materials is increasingly under threat. Hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath talk with experts who are sounding the alarm.
Luiza Savage is the host of "Global Translations".
Ryan Heath is a host of "Global Translations".
Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO Audio.
Kara Tabor is a producer for POLITICO Audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer for POLITICO Audio.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO Audio.
Sharon Burke is a senior advisor for the International Security Program and Resource Security Program at New America.
Nedal T. Nassar is Chief of Materials Flow Analysis Section at the U.S. Geological Survey.
Tom Duesterberg is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute. He is an expert on trade and foreign policy.
Luiza Savage's article on how America's dependence on critical minerals from China: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/11/18/china-could-strangle-biden-agenda-437171
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China Watcher: politico.com/china
Morning Tech: https://www.politico.com/morningtech/