Sustainable technologies could be the solution to the mining industry’s resource curse.

Next year marks a decade since the signing of the 2015 Paris Agreement, a historic moment when almost all nations — 196 parties — united in a single agreement to combat climate change and adapt to its impacts. Despite the growth of green initiatives, carbon emissions have continued to rise. In 2015, carbon emissions totalled 35.5 billion tonnes and are expected to exceed 40 billion tonnes by 2023, despite ongoing efforts.

Each year we continue to release unprecedented levels of emissions into the atmosphere, driving significant changes in our climate system.