Researchers look to Caribbean volcano for geothermal energy and critical metals

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Researchers at the Oxford Martin Programme on Rethinking Natural Resources, are looking at the volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat to provide answers about where metals, vital for batteries and electric cars can be found, and how power can be generated from its heat.

Volcanoes around the world emit copper, lithium, gold and many other so-called critical metals in their volcanic plumes in similar quantities to those mined every day around the world, experts say.

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