Maybe We Should Start Mining Our Own Rare Earth Minerals

China’s near total rare earths monopoly (97% of global output) is largely homemade, as we have chosen not to explore and develop our own reserves.

Lonely Conservative 3/14/2012

The United States teamed up with the European Union and Japan in a complaint to the World Trade Organization against China over its rare earth […]

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret: Cancer

Amy Oliver Finance 10/23/2011

…The myth that green energy is “clean” energy.

Manufacturing solar panels isn’t clean.

Two of the three solar companies profiled earlier, GE and Abound, already produce or plan to make Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) thin film photovoltaics (PV). CdTe is a compound formed from Cadmium and Tellurium. While Tellurium is rare, […]

Innovative solar lighting marlonbucsit YouTube 8/30/2011

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