More people smoke worldwide today than in 1980, as population growth surges and cigarettes gain popularity in countries such as China, India and Russia, researchers said Tuesday.

In crisis-hit Greece, government decisions taken in haste and despair to save the country from default, risk having a serious impact on the environment.

An earthquake shook buildings in the Greek capital on Monday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Charity says that austerity measures will create a divided continent and 'entrench poverty for a generation'

The average car sold in the EU in 2012 was 9% more fuel-efficient than the average three years before, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).

An earthquake of 5.0 magnitude struck in the Mediterranean just off Greece's southern coast on Sunday, the U.S.

Germany and six other EU nations hold the key to the decision on a rescue plan for the world's biggest carbon market after prices slumped due to record oversupply, three EU officials with knowledge

India ranked 40th among 50 economies in the world in terms of “dynamism” and 5th in terms of economics and growth according to Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2012.

Divorce not only proves disastrous for children, but is also bad for the environment and contributes to global warming. Sounds ridiculous? Well, it’s not going by recent research findings.

Despite the Fed’s QE3, Saudi Arabia’s excess supply and geopolitical stability in the Middle East will push down oil prices.