Energy Technology
January 10th, 2023 Podcast by The Last Optimist

The Last Optimist: The-Hoped for Energy Transition is All About Mining


The year 2022 ended without an energy crisis. And that’s a good thing. But now, for 2023, the gap is widening between ambitions and possibilities for one key reason: The world isn’t mining or planning to mine enough materials to build the quantities of “green” machines imagined. Eventually the world will equilibrate around what’s possible, i.e., an “all of the above” energy strategy.

About The Last Optimist

The roaring 2020s are upon us and the Manhattan Institute’s senior fellow Mark P. Mills is here to make sense of it. In a brand-new new podcast, The Last Optimist, Mills applies his knowledge as an author, businessman, and physicist to explore issues of the day and host insightful conversations with leading thinkers and innovators.