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Information on scarcity of metals and rare earth elements

This webpage provides additional information to the paper of Joost Vogtländer, David Peck, and Dorota Kurowicka, "The Eco-Costs of Material Scarcity, a Resource Indicator for LCA, Derived from a Statistical Analysis on Excessive Price Peaks", Sustainability 2019, 11, 2446

historical price charts of 42 metals (plus REE as a group) for the years 1946 - 2015

historical price charts of 12 rare earth elements, for the years 2010 -2017 and the eco-costs 2017

validation check calculation (Section 4.2)

validation check in LCA (Section 4.3)