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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.
Now is not the moment to get into the oil sector, according to Brad Handler of Jefferies.
Shares were halted more than eight times on Monday amid claims that Chesapeake had hired restructuring attorneys.
Concerns over the global economy have added an extra shine to safe-haven assets such as gold, according to the chief executive of a top mining firm.
India, the world's third largest economy, said it expanded by 7.3 percent in the last quarter vs. 6.8 percent for China.
Obama's oil tax plan doesn't add up. Even the president seems confused about what he wants, says energy adviser Steven Kopits.
Following the furor around bad loans, the head of one of Italy's biggest banks said now could be the time to buy Europe's bank stocks.
The U.S. economy created just 151,000 jobs in January amid multiple other signs that growth is slowing, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent.
The U.S. trade deficit widened in December as a strong dollar and weak global demand continued to weigh on exports.
Financial conditions have tightened since the Fed raised interest rates in December, New York Fed chief Bill Dudley says.