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 What We're Reading Now

211207_CFASSD Book Club Event_Web Banner.pngJoin CFA Society San Diego for a hybrid book club event.  Either in-person or virtual meeting on Thursday, June 16th from 6:00-8:00pm to discuss The Rare Metals War: The Dark Side of Clean Energy and Digital Technologies by Guillaume Pitron.  Webinar details will be provided upon registration.

About the Book:
Rare metals are essential to electric vehicles, fighter jets, wind turbines, and solar panels, and also to our smartphones, computers, tablets, and other everyday connected objects. But consumers know very little about how they are mined and traded, or the environmental, economic, and geopolitical costs of this dependence.

This book reveals the dark side of the world that awaits us. It is an undercover tale of a technological odyssey that has promised much, and a look behind the scenes. Behind it all lurks China, which has captured the lion’s share of the ownership and processing of rare metals we now can’t do without. Drawing on six years of research across a dozen countries, this book shows that by breaking free of fossil fuels, we are in fact setting ourselves up for a new dependence―on rare metals that have become vital to our new ecological and digital society.

 How are books selected?

It's a simple yet highly democratic process. Book Club Members make suggestions and we take a vote. Can you guess what happens next? The book with the most votes wins!

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Interested in reading more, while connecting with other Charterholders in your area? Join our quarterly book club. Email our Managing Director today.