Tag Archives: Renewable Energy

My Blogroll part 4: Green China blogs!

I’ve been a heavy user of RSS since the beginning of feed readers, starting with netvibes, then on to bloglines, and for the past many years, Google Reader. In the right sidebar I have a closely curated list of my favorite websites, but those are by no means the totality of my blogroll. I’ve decided to share my blogroll, topic by topic, so people know which content I try to shove in my mind-grapes on a regular basis.

Next up: China Green blogs!

These guys work hard.

As I’ve mentioned, I work in the Green space here in China; these blogs are daily reading and help me do my job better and keep up on what is happening in this group endeavor to save the world by saving China. Continue reading My Blogroll part 4: Green China blogs!

China’s Rare Earth Metals – Environmental Protection or Protectionism?

China’s share of the discovered Rare Earth Metals (REMs) in the world is staggering.

img courtesy NYTimes (click to view article)

Unlike other resource rich countries, China’s REMs mining are nearly completely controlled by State Owned Enterprises and private Chinese corporations.  China has near total control of the world’s REMs supplies, so when they change their policies, sparks fly.

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