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Why We Mine
Practically everything around you that isn’t born or grown is mined. The toothpaste you use every morning, the roads you drive on, and the screen you’re reading this on right now all contain minerals extracted from the ground. But as our climate warms and humans race for sustainable solutions, many have questioned the ongoing role mines have to play. How will mining help us hit our emissions targets by 2050? How will we sustainably mine enough copper for all the electric cars? If you’re curious about mining and want to understand more about Why We Mine, this podcast from Teck is for you.
Episode 4 Fresh Water Solutions
March 13, 2023
- Laura Volden, Hydrogeochemist, SRK Consulting
- Chris Kennedy, Director of Water, Teck
- Jillian Lennartz, Manager Sustainability Reporting, Teck (Jill from Teck)
Copper has long been used in cooking, roofing, and making beautiful jewelry. It’s also a key component in the transition to an electrified future, and its antimicrobial superpower is the focus of scientific study.
The future is here. It’s emerging faster than we can keep up. With the outsized growth in electric vehicles, the demand for more resources to power them, and the challenges with charging everything from cars to fleets of buses, the world is at an energy c
When was the last time you stopped to think about all of the components that make up every single product you use each day?
Robin Stickley (she/her) is an award-winning broadcast journalist you’ve most likely seen on your television. Beginning in 1999, Robin worked her way to the anchor desk for local news stations in Vancouver before joining Global National as a foreign correspondent out of Washington D.C and as a long-format journalist for Global’s documentary unit. Before stepping away from news into maternity leave, Robin could be found anchoring Global BC’s primetime news program out of Vancouver.
Robin has covered major news events throughout her career, from Sandy Hook and the Boston Marathon bombings to the landfall of Hurricane Sandy in New York City. You can now find Robin hosting the “Why We Mine” podcast, guiding listeners on a journey towards a sustainable future that includes mining at the forefront.