The future of waste-to-energy technology

We produce over 2 billion tons of waste per year, a number that’s expected to grow by 70% by 2050. We’ve long sought ways to turn all this waste into energy, but this has usually meant incineration – that is, burning our trash – a method that many environmentalists say is far too polluting. A better…

At least 10 people killed in Thailand shooting rampage

Thailand security forces take cover behind an ambulance as they chase a shooter hidden in a shopping mall after a mass shooting in front of the Terminal 21, in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand February 9, 2020.Athit Perawongmetha | ReutersA Thai soldier killed at least 20 people in a shooting rampage on Saturday in the city of…

Buy these stocks on the dip related to the coronavirus, Wall Street analysts say

A customer pushes a cart of outdoor items past a membership desk at a Costco Wholesale Corp. store in Naperville, Illinois.Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images(This story is part of the Weekend Brief edition of the Evening Brief newsletter. To sign up for CNBC’s Evening Brief click here )The deadly coronavirus continues to hit certain…

Wall Street analysts have never been this bearish on Tesla

Wall Street analysts are the most bearish they’ve ever been on Tesla following the stock’s steep surge, which has seen shares nearly double this year. Many are saying the valuation looks stretched and is not supported by the underlying fundamentals.Some 45% of analysts currently have a sell rating on the stock, while just 19% say…

Two ‘black swans’ could help Trump deliver historic foreign policy wins – if he can make one change

Richard Sharrocks | Getty ImagesQuestion: What does the Chinese coronavirus, thus far killing 638 (and counting), have in common with the Iranian shoot down of a commercial airliner last month, leaving 176 dead?Answer: Both are “black swan” events that expose the flaws of authoritarian governments in dealing with unanticipated crisis.More to the point, both provide…

American diagnosed with new coronavirus died in Wuhan, China

A U.S. citizen diagnosed with the new coronavirus died in Wuhan, China on Thursday, the U.S. embassy said in a statement.”We can confirm a 60-year old U.S. citizen diagnosed with coronavirus died at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan, China on February 6. We offer our sincerest condolences to the family on their loss. Out of the…

Democratic debate: 2020 candidates attack Michael Bloomberg’s huge campaign spending

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign stop at Eastern Market in Detroit, Michigan, on February 4, 2020.Jeff Kowalsky | Getty ImagesSeven Democrats vying to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020 appeared on the Manchester, New Hampshire, stage Friday night, just days before that state’s crucial primary election.Four…

Highlights from the 2020 Democratic debate in New Hampshire

(L-R) Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) participate in the Democratic presidential primary debate in the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College on February 07, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire.Joe Raedle | Getty ImagesJust days before the crucial New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidates…

Coronavirus live updates: China says death toll hits 722 as confirmed cases cross 34,000

A Chinese woman wears a protective mask as she walks in a nearly empty and shuttered commercial street on February 7, 2020 in Beijing, China.Kevin Frayer | Getty Images6:41 pm: Boeing says it still will attend Singapore AirshowU.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing still plans to attend the Singapore Airshow, the company told CNBC.”Boeing remains committed to…