Spain's Environment Ministry said it foresees no significant adverse impact from Repsol SA REP.MC +0.36% 's proposed exploration for oil and gas off the coast of the Canary Islands.

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Jumped 27.5% for Adults, 47.1% for Kids From 1980 to 2013

A sweeping antismoking bill enacted in Russia last year has resulted in a 12% drop in cigarette consumption in what had been the world's second largest market, a legislator in charge of national he

The number of people in Japan newly diagnosed with HIV and AIDS rose slightly in 2013, according to government figures.

Beijing and Moscow failed to clinch an agreement to pipe Russian gas to China on the first day of Russian President Vladimir Putin's Chinese state visit, signaling that price disagreements remain a

For decades, Northern California has been bracing for the "Big One"—an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 or larger expected on one of the many fault zones that snake through the region.

Oil refiners will be required to further curb air pollution from storage tanks, flares and heavy-oil processing equipment under proposed rules released on Thursday by the U.S.

Two coal companies with operations in West Virginia have stopped using the chemical that contaminated the state capital's water supply earlier this year after the state found they were discharging

Mining and hydrocarbon companies are failing to take into account the full cost of community conflicts, which are a major risk for resource projects world-wide, according to a new study released Mo

Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other nations have won this year's Goldman Prize, which is awarded annually for grass-roots activism.