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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.
Public transport is changing as a range of options - many of them using sustainable sources of power - now available.
Singapore-listed Noble Group Ltd halted trading of its shares on Thursday after defaulting on a $394 million bond that matured this week.
The U.S. Federal Reserve disappointed investors, who were expecting more hawkish comments on interest rate rises.
The resignation of Myanmar President Htin Kyaw raises concerns about the country's leadership, said one expert.
At present, China lags the U.S. in every area of AI development except big data, according to an Oxford report.
"Hold on to your seats for a year ahead that is fraught with risk," says the non-partisan Atlantic Council.
U.S. tariffs could raise steel prices by 30 percent and may prompt Deere & Co to switch materials, said its CEO.
The quarter-point rate hike announced by the Fed was expected. The FOMC's March meeting was Jay Powell's first as chair.
This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous meeting on January 31.