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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 nexus of technology -- cloud, social, mobile and data -- are transforming user behaviors and creating new businesses.
For investors who are addressing social and environmental issues, while generating financial returns.
ETF Edge, hosted by Bob Pisani, is dedicated to the fastest growing investing trend right now: ETFs.
Ned Davis Research's Ed Clissold sees the market grinding higher as more earnings reports beat analyst estimates.
Saudi Arabia's energy minister said he saw no need to raise oil output immediately after the US ends waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude.
The U.S. may be backing itself into a corner, the commodities watcher says.
Caterpillar said it now expects full year profit per share between $12.06 and $13.06, citing a tax benefit of 31 cents per share.
The Mueller report findings should help to improve relations between the U.S. and Russia, Andrey Kostin, the chairman and president of VTB Bank, said.
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin will head to Beijing for talks that will begin on April 30.
At least four Republican senators had come out against his nomination, meaning he likely could not have been confirmed.
Warren says her proposal would benefit 95% of the 45 million Americans carrying student debt and wipe it out for 75% of them.
Stronger economic data recently signals a continuation of above-trend growth, says the Council of Economic Advisors chairman.