Rare Earths are the Achilles heel of renewable energy

Renewables depend on Rare Earth metals. In a sense they are not RARE but are never found in large quantities so vast amounts of rock have to be mined to extract them, with means devastation worse than, say, a copper mine.  This means that the touted Renewable Revolution could be stopped as we run out of them .

 

This blog from Canada gives a warning

 

Reblogged on WordPress.com

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