A report from the World Economic Forum lays out a plan to reduce industrial waste of a certain widespread material.
Breaking from today’s model of "take, make, waste" could unlock $25 trillion of otherwise lost revenues by 2050, say Accenture Strategy consultants.
Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are gobbling up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest.
A couple of reports are providing an updated outlook on El Nino conditions through March and their effects on the economy.
California farmers worry El Nino will bring fast and furious precipitation and damage crops and land.
Could bypassing clouds hold the key to our clean energy future?
Large-scale involuntary migration is the most likely and serious problem facing the world in the next year and a half, according to a flagship report.
Economic growth in these countries is outpacing infrastructure, and their trash is collecting in the sea.
A crowdfunding campaign is hoping to send energy-generating soccer balls and skipping ropes to migrants living in Calais.
In his final State of the Union address, Obama emphasized that Americans should not listen to those who say to "fear the future."
Importing lion trophies to the U.S. just became a lot tougher, and activists say new rules will kill the growing business of shooting captive animals.
Wind generated enough power to meet the electrical needs of nearly all Scottish homes last year, research by WWF Scotland has shown.
Volkswagen will propose to U.S. authorities a new catalytic converter system that could be fitted to about 430,000 cars.
Late last year, the United Nations predicted a severe 2015-2016 weather pattern, and it's looking like it was right.
OPEC players have the spigots wide open for now, but here's why they'll have to shut them down soon, says Terry Tamminen. Plus, more 2016 predictions.
Nevada's major casinos report the 7th straight year of losses; and 2015 is the second-warmest year on record, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Sustainable Energy looks at Germanwatch's Global Climate Risk Index for 2016, profiling countries hit by extreme weather events.
Called an "environmental disaster," it could be months before the rupture is fixed. NBC News reports.
It is one of the deadliest Decembers on record for tornadoes. Predicting tornadoes is still tough, but better tools are on the way.
IBM and Microsoft are vying to tap the nascent, fast-growing market for forecasting air quality in China.