[LINK] China Blocks Vital Exports to Japan - or not?

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sun Sep 26 08:40:08 EST 2010


On 25/09/2010 6:41 PM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> ...
> Am I the only one who sees the risk of relying on "rare" minerals for
> advanced, and at the same time disposable technology?. If all those
> rare minerals end up on landfills, what are we going to use when we
> run out of them? Dig landfills and re-mine them for recycling?.
>
> Certainly this is not sustainable...
>
> "rare earth minerals" are called "rare" for a reason...
>  ...
Some day, humanity will get its act together on recycling. Probably just 
after it's too late.

If we rely on "common sense", we're doomed.

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