The world wants Greenland's minerals, but Greenlanders are wary

A view of Inneruulalik, Greenland on Aug 22, 2021. Greenland has rare elements needed for electric cars and wind turbines. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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NARSAQ, GREENLAND (NYTIMES) - This huge, remote and barely habited island is known for frozen landscapes, remote fjords and glaciers that heave giant sheets of ice into the sea.

But, increasingly, Greenland is known for something else: rare minerals. It is all because of climate change and the world's mad dash to accelerate the development of green technology.

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