Problem

Bauxite and aluminium concentrates shortage

Nature:

Aluminium has a base-life-index of about 250 years at current rate of extraction.

Incidence:

If the consumption level of developing countries were to grow to that of rich industrial countries, then aluminium reserves would only last 341 more years (1994 estimate).

Values:
Shortage
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
08.05.2019 – 21:31 CEST