Materials Acquisition for Global Industrial Change (MAGIC)

President Biden’s inability to comprehend these realities may be due to his diminished mental capacity. But it could also be the result of rarely having to exercise his mind –…

EV subsidies, fantasies and realities

Tesla may be synonymous with electric vehicles right now. But within a few years, GM, Volvo and many other manufacturers will be making mostly or only EVs, because they’re emission-free,…

Biden’s actions are encouraging supply chain dependencies from foreign sources

President Biden is finally beginning to recognize national security concerns to the American economy by depending on foreign supplies for oil and for the greening of America By Ronald Stein Ambassador…

Rare earths first? Or last?

Biden’s Green New Deal won’t work without mining, especially for rare earth elementsDuggan Flanakin As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take the reins of government and launch their program to…

Does China Pose a Threat to Global Rare Earth Supply Chains?

As China’s economy has developed over the last several decades, its leaders have sought to transform the country into a key player in strategically important industries. Toward this end, Beijing…

Geologists solve puzzle that could predict valuable rare earth element deposits

Pioneering new research has helped geologists solve a long-standing puzzle that could help pinpoint new, untapped concentrations of some the most valuable rare earth deposits.

Renewable energy production will exacerbate mining threats to biodiversity

This was just published in Nature Communications. That’s gonna leave a mark. Here is the Abstract, (emphasis mine): Renewable energy production is necessary to halt climate change and reverse associated…

Why don’t these lives matter?

The world’s top producer of cobalt is the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some 40,000 children as young as four toil with their parents for less than $2 a day…

Democrats’ Green New Deal would make US reliance on China much worse

China unleashed Covid-19 on an unsuspecting world. It knew by early January 2020 (if not by December 2019 or earlier) that it was dealing with a vicious, fast-spreading disease in…

A Declaration of Mineral Independence against eco tyranny

It’s an essential first step in making the USA less dangerously dependent on foreign minerals Paul Driessen & Ann Bridges As we celebrate the Declaration of Independence, let us view…

The Resurgence of the American Coal Industry: “Is coal the new gold?”

Guest post by David Middleton Is coal the new gold? A Pennsylvania senate candidate thinks so By John Moody | Fox News “There’s coal in them thar hills.” If that…