Climate Change A Bigger Threat to Global Food Supplies: MIT
July 28 2014 12:32 PM
New research foretells how the interaction between warming temperatures and air pollution will harm staple crops.
El Niño Will Arrive Later, Weaker Than Expected: Forecasters
July 25 2014 5:28 PM
Slower warming in the Pacific Ocean this summer is delaying and weakening a 2014 El Niño event.
Bats, Business And Ebola
July 21 2014 4:07 PM
Hunting fruit bats and other animals serves as a livelihood for many, but the practice could also be deadly.
The Marijuana Industry Needs Banks, And Congress Is Listening
July 18 2014 2:10 PM
An amendment just passed by the House would make the cannabis industry a more attractive partner for financial institutions.
MH17 Crash Brings Down Asian Stocks
July 18 2014 2:18 AM
The crash affected shares of Malaysia Airlines as well as those of Cathay Pacific Airways and Air China.
Cold Coffee Isn't Cheap
July 17 2014 1:04 PM
Cold-brews, ice cubes and plastic cups are all making your favorite summer drink more pricey.
Starbucks vs. Juan Valdez
July 16 2014 1:26 PM
The global coffee giant's first Colombia location will have all locally sourced beans.
California Expected To Restrict Water Use Statewide For First Time
July 15 2014 9:09 AM
A three-year drought is drying up the West's reservoirs.
Reynolds American To Buy Lorillard In $27.4B Deal
July 15 2014 7:40 AM
Reynolds is paying a small 2.5% premium for Lorillard.
Whiting To Buy Kodiak For $3.8 Billion, Create No. 1 Bakken Producer
July 13 2014 9:17 PM
Global Oil Demand And Supplies Rising, But Risks Are High
July 11 2014 10:07 AM
The Paris-based energy watchdog forecast growth in global oil demand and rising supplies from non-OPEC nations in its monthly oil market report.
São Paulo's Reservoirs Are Running Out Of Water
July 10 2014 4:11 PM
"The tourists are not being advised to save water," says a resident, as the drought threatens power supplies, too.
Salvadoran Farmers Want To Just Say No To Monsanto's GMO Seeds: Report
July 09 2014 10:54 AM
Nearly 6,000 farmers united to block a U.S. effort to sell them genetically modified seeds through a foreign aid package, according to Truthout.org.
How Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Are Affecting Plants
July 07 2014 7:57 AM
A new discovery might provide scientists with tools to engineer crops that can deal more effectively with climate change.
El Niño Could Stir Up Australia Heat Wave, India Monsoon
July 03 2014 2:23 PM
“The rainfall pattern has gotten distorted this year, and it will have some impact on agricultural productivity.”
US Fishing Group Say World's Largest Marine Sanctuary Won't Help Conservation
July 03 2014 7:25 AM
“They can’t even take care of the monuments they’ve already developed."
Lumber Prices Expected To Rise -- Report
June 20 2014 1:29 PM
Still rebounding from a cold winter, lumber prices are expected to turn around by the end of the year.
Thailand's Rice Is Stuck In The Country, Driving Up Prices
June 19 2014 2:59 PM
Thailand's coup has put the country's rice-export industry in jeopardy.
China, BP to Ink $20B Gas Deal
June 17 2014 9:18 AM
Oil giant BP announced Tuesday that it would sign a $20 billion liquefied natural gas with China this week in London.
6 Dead, 34 Injured After Gas Leak At India Steel Plant
June 13 2014 2:43 AM
Similar accidents at the plant in 2011 and 2012 claimed one life each while another lethal disaster killed five people at the plant in 2013.