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James Kennedy Visits the Baker Center for an Energy and Environment Forum Discussing China’s Controlling Position over the Production of Critical Materials
OCT 13, 2022 • 1:00pm
China’s early strategy of capturing a large market share for the production of rare earth elements now puts China in a controlling position over the production of past and future critical material, green technology and weapon systems.
Join the Baker Center’s Energy and Environment Program for a forum on this topic as James Kennedy discusses the importance of rare earth elements to our everyday lives. He will speak on how China was only able to achieve this through the technical and financial support of western corporations and how all of this happened under the watchful eye of U.S., French and Japanese governments.
Kennedy, president of ThREE Consulting, is an internationally recognized expert and published author on the economic, national security and geopolitical ramifications of China’s rare earth monopoly and thorium nuclear energy system.
Location and Parking
The discussion will be held on Thursday, October 13 from 1-2:30pm in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center. Guests may park in the Vol Hall Garage on White Avenue at no charge by requesting a parking voucher from Baker Center Staff.