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"Think of living in a giant cesspool and you get some idea of the problem," said one expert about the lack of good sanitation for billions of people.
Rare earth minerals aren’t as rare as you think, and won’t even be close to rare again if a bunch of Iowa-based scientists know what they’re doing.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
You can't make money from hoarding bottled water—yet. But you can make money by investing in the coming apocalypse. Here's how.
The electric car is on the fast track, but drivers need to charge up their engines. New ventures are getting the EV charger marketplace in gear.
For more than 200 million women in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia (India), lack of contraception is a life-changing issue, and at the heart of looming global resource scarcity.
Oil sheiks learning to farm; sustainable Chinese bacon; fresh water in the desert, Rio's workers stringing LED bulbs across Copacabana. This is the new reality of scareconomics.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.
Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.
Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.
Is an active twist on passive investing the right portfolio move? An inside look at the rise of ETF strategists.
The nexus of technology -- cloud, social, mobile and data -- are transforming user behaviors and creating new businesses.
As U.S. oil has plunged, smaller oil companies have grown vulnerable to activist influence, industry professionals say.
The weather and the demand outlook are pointing toward a further challenge of natural gas prices, well below $3.
Saudis say OPEC will maintain its current oil production no matter what—until crude hits $40, Chris Faulkner says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a cap on rising vodka prices, as he battles to preserve his popularity.
Slumping oil prices have put Russia's economy on course for a sharp recession next year, its finance minister said on Friday.
Underneath the euphoria of an improving job market, there's one nagging statistic and it reveals the real job killer, says Peter J. Tanous.