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.
Iraq Insurgency Could Drive Oil Price Spike
June 12 2014 6:01 PM
Global oil prices are rising and could soar further as insurgents in Iraq threaten southern oil fields and export facilities, analysts say.
When Eating Shrimp, There’s No Free Lunch
June 10 2014 5:05 PM
Alleged slavery in the supply chain of the world's largest shrimp farmer sheds new light on America's most popular seafood.
Billionaire Climate Activist Tom Steyer Divesting From Fossil Fuels
June 09 2014 11:30 AM
The former hedge-fund manager and prominent climate activist Tom Steyer will have finally divested of all his fossil fuel holdings by the end of this month, the Washington Post reported Monday.
Brazilian Drought Means Fewer Beans For Global Coffee Producers
June 04 2014 12:29 PM
And if the law of supply and demand holds then retail coffee prices may be headed north, right?
New Virus Fears Fail To Rattle Hog Market
June 03 2014 6:09 PM
The hog market has been remarkably stable in the face of a recent report that a deadly pig virus believed to have been brought to the U.S. from China is more dangerous than previously thought.
World Needs To Invest $50T to Meet Energy Needs: IEA
June 03 2014 10:57 AM
The energy agency says that massive investments are required through 2035 to meet the world's growing energy needs.