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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.
Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Cramer reflects on his years at CNBC.
As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price – and maybe even a different taste.
Edward George, head of soft commodities at Ecobank, says chocolate will become a luxury in Europe as cocoa prices shoot up.
U.S. manufacturing output continued to expand in March, thawing out from the cold winter.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.
The Fed should try to make communications on the expected path of rates and the economy consistent with policy statements, a top official said.