A Scarcity of Rare Metals Is Hindering Green Technologies

A shortage of “rare earth” metals, used in everything from electric car batteries to solar panels to wind turbines, is hampering the growth of renewable energy technologies.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Are our assumptions about the next energy movement flawed?  Where will get the materials to make all this innovative energy infrastructure?  I guess “rare Earth” magnets have that name for a reason.

See on www.resilience.org

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s