With the world's population more than doubling over the last half century, basics like food and water are under more strain than ever, and providing for an additional 2-3 billion people in the next 50 years is a serious worry. Full Article | Video
Sweeping economic reform initiated by China President Xi Jinping in November 2013 marked a turning point for the world's second biggest economy. If implemented fully, China's potential GDP growth can be sustained at 6 percent through 2020. One risk: Falling short of that growth rate could result in growth at half that projection, or worse, leading to a new economic crisis, according to a new study.