While we bemoan the current oil crisis, I ran across an editorial that led me to research a more immediate threat. Ramped-up production of flat-panel displays means the material to make them will be 'extinct' by 2017. This goes for other electronics as well. Quoting: 'The element gallium is in very short supply and the world may well run out of it in just a few years. [...]
Jaja, aber immer über die "doofen Deutschen mir ihrem Recyclingwahn" lachen. Haha. Sag ich da nur.