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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.
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade as industry data showed a larger-than-expected drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles.
Gold prices were almost unchanged after hitting their lowest in nearly five months in the last session.
Goldman Sachs is expecting the commodities sector to generate returns of almost 10 percent next year.
It's entirely up to Beijing in deciding who gets what and when. Pakistan offers a cautionary tale.
Southeast Asia's internet economy is poised to hit $50 billion this year and $200 billion by 2025.
The country sealed $17.57 billion from 408 M&A deals in 2017 — the highest in five years, a Duff & Phelps report showed.
Companies already are paying below the 20 percent tax level targeted in the GOP reform plan, according to Yardeni Research.
Despite bitcoin's immense gain in popularity, Wall Street's top economists and market strategists remain unconvinced.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals Fed insights from CNBC's latest survey of money managers, strategists and economists.