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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.
Oil fell as concern over global oversupply intensified as the head of oil producers' cartel OPEC indicated there would be no cut-back in production.
Gold is on course for a sixth straight weekly fall after strong U.S. economic data strengthened expectations for a near-term hike in interest rates.
"We have to recognize that gold is in a structural bear market," top technician Louise Yamada says.
A U.K. withdrawal from the EU could trigger another Scottish independence referendum, said Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland.
Japan's inflation target remains out of reach, with June core CPI for June barely budging and as households unexpectedly stopped spending.
After the deal with Europe, Greece has one way to move forward, and it must move quickly says this BCG consultant in Athens.
US weekly jobless claims totaled 267,000, better than expected.
Growth accelerated in the second quarter as a pick up in consumer spending offset the drag from soft business spending on equipment.
The government announces its annual revisions of the past three years and confirms CNBC stories that raised questions about growth.