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RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Please list what resources are short supply?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (24657points) 1 month ago

Like copper for technology, and sand to make concrete.

Is there a list? Online in Wikipedia, or YouTube?

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zenvelo's avatar

The law of supply and demand demonstrate there are no shortages, just higher costs for rare things.

Forever_Free's avatar

Jumbo Pasta Shells

smudges's avatar

“The U.S. just sold its helium stockpile. Here’s why the medical world is worried:
MRI machines need thousands of liters of liquid helium to function. Health care workers say they can’t afford any disruptions to the helium supply chain.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/us-just-sold-helium-stockpile-s-medical-world-worried-rcna134785

LadyMarissa's avatar

Common sense.

chyna's avatar

Kindness.
Remember when, during Covid, that toilet paper was in short supply?

cookieman's avatar

@chyna: I foolishly expected that a global pandemic would bring us closer together as a society. Silly me.

Smashley's avatar

@cookieman – yeah, it was kinda that “whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” malarkey. The reality is that whatever doesn’t kill you gives you wisdom, but also does damage,

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