Friday, December 05, 2008
BBC had a story about the largest known lithium deposits in the world. They are found in Bolivia, where environmental and world historical concerns are keeping the supply from being exploited. If only the writers of the latest Bond movie had known this they could have focused on a real set of future concerns rather than rehashing an old scenario through what was basically an imperialist lens (i.e. British agent necessary to help the poor Bolivians). More here.