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.
'Whiskey Crisis' Looms Over America's Drinking Culture
May 31 2014 1:17 PM
A shortage of whiskey is making headlines, as prices for top-shelf product skyrocket. But not everybody is buying in to the panic.
Your Food Bill Is Rising, But Only In Certain Supermarket Aisles
May 29 2014 6:10 AM
As global food prices continue to rise, evidence shows that perishable goods are the overwhelming driver behind the increase.
The World's Biggest Orange Exporter Is in Trouble
May 28 2014 3:03 PM
The European Commission's new rules on South African citrus imports could have major implications for Europe's fresh fruit market.
Supply Fears Mount On Second Pig Virus Outbreak
May 28 2014 12:55 PM
An Indiana farm is the first to confirm publicly it suffered a second outbreak of a deadly pig virus.
How A Few Ugly Oranges Could Derail South Africa’s Economy
May 28 2014 12:46 PM
Amid fears of "black spot" fruit disease, the EU has restricted imports of citrus fruit from South Africa, the world's largest exporter.
Indonesia, India Top Shadow Economy List
May 28 2014 2:06 AM
Shadow businesses can make up more than 80 percent of total economic activity in developing countries, according to a new study.
We Know You're Eating Nanomaterials. We Don't Know If It's Safe.
May 22 2014 8:32 PM
Nanomaterials are found in dozens of foods.
Everything You Need To Know About American Eagle Outfitters Store Closings
May 21 2014 6:55 PM
American Eagle Outfitters announced it would close 150 stores over the next three years. A profit plunge, climate change and the rise of fast fashion are factors.
Your Caffeine Addiction Is Killing Central America's Economy
May 21 2014 2:51 PM
Be grateful for that daily cup of Joe: It has cost more than you think.
Two Oregon Counties Ban GMO Crop Cultivation
May 21 2014 2:08 PM
Voters in two Oregon counties have approved ballot initiatives banning the cultivation of GMO crops.
How Europe Is Trying To Reduce Food Waste
May 20 2014 4:46 PM
The European Union is preparing to take steps to reduce the tens of millions of tons of food that goes to waste each year across the continent.
'Product Of United States' Under Threat
May 20 2014 12:24 PM
An upcoming court decision could undermine a host of food labeling laws that inform consumers about the origins of what they eat.