Monday, June 21, 2010

Climateer Line of the Day: Rare Earth Edition

From Jack Lifton writing at Technology Metals Research:
 Rare earths are nowhere near as important to the China State Council as they are to Western stock promoters, trying their P.T. Barnum Best to get us alarmed over a non-existent direct threat, from a battered industry in a country trying to raise its standard of living and meet stated national economic goals....
-Chinese Production of Rare Earths: The Real Crisis
Our last post linking to Mr. Lifton:
"Afghan Lithium And Other Mineral Nonsense"