The periodic table of elements is under siege. Modern materials use an ever-increasing number of elements, and some supplies are running short. This is presenting a number of supply chain risks: demand shocks due to new uses, supply uncertainties because of geographically concentrated production and geo-political risks, and reliance on co-production. Tune in to this special broadcast from the ACS Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference to discover how Green Chemistry can tackle these problems.
What You Will Learn:
- Why is “running out” of mineral resources less of a problem than the costs and environmental consequences of mineral production?
- Where do rare-earth elements come from?
- What are the potential risks associated with co-production?
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