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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.
This special report looks and whether investors are better served by active or passive investment strategies.
Business icons and provocateurs share their innovative models. Learn how to upend old industries and start new ones that move markets.
Top leaders from business, government and academia come together to address cyberthreats and secure America’s future.
High profit margins at refineries is driving demand for crude oil, offsetting persistently robust exports from OPEC.
Gold rebounded from a four-week low as investors digested the latest twist in U.S.-North Korea tensions.
Brent prices rose on Friday after Russia's energy minister said oil producers would not immediately extend supply cuts.
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would strengthen its missile capabilities without seeking any country's permission.
At the United Nations in New York, India denounced Pakistan as "the land of pure terror," Newsweek reports.
British ministers say long term competitive advantage for sector involves discrete regulation, Financial Times reports.
U.S. central banker John Williams said on Friday he does not expect any market turbulence as the Fed gets underway with reducing the huge balance sheet.
The White House is trying to preserve GOP votes on tax reform, according senior administration officials and others.
The third round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement is set to kick off Friday.