rare earth minerals

Bismuth. Image in Public Domain. Photographer: Scott Horvath, Bureau Social Media Lead, USGS.

The U.S. Geological Survey Invests Millions to Map Critical-Mineral Resources in Alaska

The U.S. Geological Survey will invest more than $5.8 million to map critical-mineral resources in Alaska in partnership with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. This partnership is a key step in securing a reliable and sustainable supply of the critical minerals that are essential to everything from … [continued]

Rare Minerals in Batteries? Greener, Friendlier Alternatives Already in Use — RMI Reality Check

© 2021 Rocky Mountain Institute. Published with permission. Originally posted on RMI Outlet.  By Amory Lovins The Myth For years, commentators have been handwringing about the extraction practices, environmental and social harms, and corporate ownership of mining operations that contribute to clean energy technology, with a focus on cobalt, rare … [continued]