Tuesday, December 8, 2009

World depends on Chinese rare earths for green technology


Here’s an MSNBC video on the world’s dependence on China for rare earth metals, used in green technology, but polluting the Chinese countryside.

Are we trading one kind of dependence for another?

Rare earths confound every high school student on the Periodic Chart.

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Wikipedia attribution link for Periodic Table here.

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