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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.
In a world of big box retail and e-commerce, successful business owners are taking new paths to Main Street success.
A series of high profile cyber attacks has created huge economic opportunity as businesses look to fend off future attacks.
Alcoa opened a new plant on Thursday, the latest installment of its aggressive $90 million expansion in aerospace manufacturing
Gold gained on Thursday, as weak global manufacturing data and the first diagnosis of Ebola in the United States unnerved equities.
Brent crude futures neared $94, reflecting sustained pressure from plentiful global supply and weak demand in Europe and China.
The deadly Ebola virus became the latest macro concern to jar markets obsessed with a decline in global growth.
Private payrolls rose about in line with expectations, thanks to sharp growth in small business and service sector hiring.
Billionaire investor Ray Dalio says the Fed should wait for signs of inflation before it raises interest rates.