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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.
The U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence in the next two years as oil production and exports hit new highs,.
The State Department's envoy to Iran is declining to say whether Washington will force oil buyers to cut off purchases of Iranian crude later this year.
Some farmers were expecting insurance checks by the end of the month to cover the hit from the trade war, but now that will be delayed thanks to the shutdown, says Tim McGreevy, CEO of USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council.
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is hoping for an election, but some Labour politicians believe a second referendum could be more likely.
An emerging global phenomenon of dominant political leaders and the corrosion of systems of governance promise more of the international instability that closed 2018.
Thousands of business, political and cultural leaders from all over the world will return to the snowy mountains of Davos, Switzerland next week to discuss the latest global issues.
"Given the volatility in the market," Lazear argues, "probably a few weeks worth of patience is not a terrible thing at this point" from the Fed on interest rates.
The original estimate that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every two weeks has now been doubled.
The U.S. economy "feels good" and shows no sign of a recession in the next 12 months, says Lutnick, also CEO of Cantor spinoff BGC Partners.