Thursday, April 1, 2010

A Cloud in Every Silver Lining: The New Obstacle to a Green-Tech Revolution

The March 31st edition of the Huffington Post carried a blog by Bill Chameides, Dean of Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment; Member of the National Academy of Sciences, that details the problem of China's monopoly on rare-earth metals and the threat to technology and security that poses. Chameides's blog, originally posted on, quoted Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Karl Gschneidner's testimony before a House Subcommittee on the rare-earth crisis. (Go to the posting)

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