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Romantic utopian futures. Minerals.

Romantic utopian futures

Sail freight. Wood stoves. Bicycles. Amateur radio. Hot air balloons.


Essay in Issues

Essay in Forbes

Dutch government study

IMF blog

Moreau et al 2019

Vice article, 2019


de Ridder, Geopolitics of Mineral Resources

Resources for Our Future

The ecological footprint of digital resources

Olivia Lazard: Ted Talk and Twitter

IEA report, The Role of Critical Metals in Clean Energy Transitions, 2021

Mining-technology article, Cholteeva, 2021

Is there enough metal to replace oil? Countercurrents 2022 -- references Michaux study above

Important talk by Michaux: Simon Michaux talk seminar

Stewardship of planet earth

Simon Michaux -- minerals are the new oil

Simon Michaux -- Peak Mining

Simon Michaux on The Great Simplification: video; audio only

Simon Michaux -- Answers to Hot TOpics