Gerard Barron wants to secure a battery-powered future — from the sea floor.
In the global race to remake the world for a low emissions future, Gerard Barron just may be Australia’s Elon Musk.
Where Musk is obsessed with electric cars and deep space, Barron is focused on the abyssal plains located 4500m below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
Barron is leading a gathering push to exploit a base metals resource that has been known about a long time but has been too difficult to exploit for political, environmental and logistic reasons. Continue Reading →