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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.
The Edge explores the limitless potential of innovation.
A fixed-income strategy is key for investors who are retired or are approaching retirement. This special report details the range of tools and strategies used to manage a fixed income portfolio.
Oil prices rose to nearly four-year highs at the start of October, only to suffer a dramatic reversal.
Popular marijuana stocks fell across the board Wednesday even as Canada became the largest country to legalize the recreational use of cannabis.
Invesco's Kristina Hooper has a warning for investors: Don't get too complacent.
Until both countries resolve their economic and political differences, defense ties are expected to remain brittle, according to strategists.
Top Chinese financial regulators spoke in support of markets on Friday ahead of the morning's disappointing gross domestic product report and amid an ongoing stock sell-off.
An Italian crisis would be an "implosion" and have severe consequences for the country's banking system, the former chief of the Eurogroup told CNBC Friday.
President Donald Trump shouldn't be criticizing independent federal agencies like the Federal Reserve, his former top economic advisor Gary Cohn says.
The Fed has signaled it could raise rates 3.5 percent by 2020.
The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased by 0.5 percent last month, in line with what economists polled by Refinitiv expected.