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Title: Resource Scarcity
Resources or materials are considered 'scarce' or 'critical' when there is a high demand from industry combined with a risk to their supply. Due to E...
Published: May 2013log in to view document
Title: Resources that Don’t Cost the Earth
Author: Royal Society of Chemistry
The Resources that Don’t Cost the Earth workshop was held at the British Embassy in Berlin, 1-2 December 2011. It was organised in partnership with...
Published: June 2012log in to view document
Title: Critical materials and The Netherlands – a view from the industrial-technological sector
Author: Derk Bol Materials innovation institute (M2i) and Ton Bastein (TNO)
Supply certainty of many metals and industrial minerals, crucial to modern society, is decreasing as a result of increasing demand combined with a ra...
Published: April 2012log in to view document
Title: Critical Materials in Strategic Energy Technologies
A JRC scientific and technical report assessing rare metals as supply-chain bottlenecks in low carbon technologies. Download now [DATE: 2011...
Published: December 2011log in to view document
Title: Uncovering the Global Life Cycles of the Rare Earth Elements
Author: Xiaoyue Du & T. E. Graedel
A paper from the Graedel laboratory at Yale detailing quantitative life cycles for ten rare earth elements: lanthanum (La), cerium (Ce), praseodymium...
Published: November 2011log in to view document
Title: Critical Materials For Sustainable Energy Applications
Author: Resnick Institute
Executive summary "This report examines the current and future outlook for critical materials used in sustainable energy applications. These are ma...
Published: September 2011log in to view document
Title: European Pathway to Zero Waste (EPOW) report
Study into the feasibility of protecting and recovering critical raw materials through infrastructure development in the south east of England...
Published: March 2011log in to view document