Natural Rubber Glut Shrinks Amid China Car Boom
August 18 2014 2:35 PM EDT
Global rubber surpluses will drop by nearly 50 percent next year as producers temper their taps and China makes more tires.
Oil Prices Remain Steady Despite Iraq Crisis
August 11 2014 5:18 PM EDT
The price of crude oil is still trading under $100 per barrel despite the US bombing of Iraq.
Gold Prices Strong, But Not For Long
July 31 2014 10:22 AM EDT
Gold prices are up this year thanks to geopolitics and a lagging U.S. economy, but they’re looking to fall again pretty soon.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM EDT
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption
Climate Change A Bigger Threat to Global Food Supplies: MIT
July 28 2014 12:32 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Global Oil Demand And Supplies Rising, But Risks Are High
July 11 2014 10:07 AM EDT
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 EDT
"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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
“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 EDT
“They can’t even take care of the monuments they’ve already developed."