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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.
Coverage of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Take an in-depth look at the world of modern medicine - examining the treatments, companies and people making a difference in the way we treat illness and injuries today, and laying the foundation for the medical treatments of tomorrow.
From Apple Pay to roboadvisors, the worlds of finance and technology are changing the way we live, work, spend money, and do business.
Gold prices held steady on Friday and were on track for their fourth weekly gain in a row.
U.S. oil climbed for a second day underpinned by expectations of tighter supply, but prices remained in a range.
Two environment groups gave a cautious nod to China's efforts to tackle air pollution , but urged greater national coordination.
China is not fully convinced about intensive U.S. Federal Reserve rate rises in 2017 and beyond, the SMCP reports.
China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.8 percent on-year in the fourth quarter, slightly beating expectations.
George Soros thinks President-elect Donald Trump will fail — and that will be just fine with the billionaire investor.
The number of Americans filing initial claims for unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly last week back to near the lowest levels in decades.
Business activity in U.S. Mid-Atlantic region at strongest level in over two years, says Philadelphia Federal Reserve.
U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December, suggesting that the housing market contributed to economic growth in the fourth quarter.