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A rising demand for helium?


Themes: Energy and environment

Fundamentally there is a certain irony that a material that is so important for a future low-carbon society is itself a by-product of natural gas. Without a fossil fuel industry what would we do for helium? Dr William Nuttall, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the implications of helium supplies and demands.