New battery regulation: Europe’s sustainable re-industrialization

The energy transition, dependence on raw material imports, structural change in the industry, and new mobility concepts. The new battery regulation is something like a melting pot of central challenges for the European Union. Simona Bonafè, Italian S&D MEP and rapporteur of the ENVI Committee, ended the presentation of the key points of the new regulation accordingly emotional: “Can we cover the entire demand for raw materials ourselves? It’s hard to say. However, do we have an alternative? No, we don’t.”

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