posted on Apr, 2 2020 @ 05:40 AM
The effort to kill globalism was already well underway before coronavirus took off.
The one thing the world is dependent on China for at the moment is rare earth minerals - most defense systems use some type of rare earth, which means
that the United States is dependent on China for the materials necessary for weapons as well as battery technology.
This began in June 2019.
"The move, spearheaded by the department’s Bureau of Energy Resources, aims to lay the groundwork for cleaner mining of the minerals that will be
crucial components in shifting to a greater reliance on renewable energy. That includes solar cells wind turbines and the batteries that will power
the 130 million electric vehicles projected to be on the road in 2030, up from 5 million today.
“There’s this incredible bottom-up demand but that has incredible stressors on the demand for the minerals that allow those products to exist,”
Francis Fannon, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for energy resources, said in an interview. “As clean and green as any technology is, it
requires really big shovels at the beginning of their life cycles.”"
Washington grew more concerned recently about its dependence on mineral imports after Beijing suggested using them as leverage in the trade war
between the world’s largest economic powers. That could interrupt the manufacture of a wide range of consumer, industrial and military goods,
including mobile phones, electric vehicles, batteries, and fighter jets.