Problem

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).

Values:
Shortage
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
25.09.2019 – 16:50 CEST