Lead ore and concentrates shortage
Nature: Lead has a base-life-index of between 30-60 years at current rate of extraction.
Incidence: If the consumption level of developing countries were to grow to that of rich industrial countries, then lead reserves would only last 3.4 more years (1994 estimate).
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 08.12.1999 – 00:00 CET