NSW Minerals Council health, safety, environment conference 2022: Club of Rome member and Sydney futurist Keith Suter says mining 'indispensable' as Australia negotiates 'new world disorder'

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated July 26 2022 - 6:44am, first published July 25 2022 - 7:00pm
SCENARIOS: Futurist and Club of Rome member Dr Keith Suter says climate change will drive a new era of mining of which Australia must be part. He says the future is impossible to predict, but contingencies can be prepared using 'scenario planning'. Picture:Simone De Peak

AUSTRALIAN 'futurist' and Club of Rome member Dr Keith Suter has told a major NSW Minerals Council conference that the need for rare earths and other mineral commodities necessary for renewable energy technology will drive a new era of mining that will tap presently untouched areas including the polar regions and outer space.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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