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Flying Through EU Skies? Then Expect to Play by EU Rules

Martin Rivers | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green
Martin Rivers

Beyond the brinkmanship and legal wrangling, Europe's path is clear. The ETS has committed to cutting emissions 21 percent against 2005 levels by 2020.

Europe Gives Greece $17 Billion To Avoid Default

The New York Times | Posted 08.31.2011 | World

Euro zone finance ministers confirmed Friday that they would announce the release of a $17.4 billion, or €12 billion, installment of aid for Greece ...

WATCH: Greek Austerity Protesters Clash With Police

Posted 08.28.2011 | World

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek police fired teargas and battled groups of hooded youths near parliament on Tuesday in a rally against anti-austerity m...

Greek Riot Police Respond To Protestors With Tear Gas

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Hours of rioting outside Greece's parliament left 46 people injured Tuesday, on the eve of a vote by lawmakers to adopt more pa...

George Soros: Country Leaving Euro Currency 'Probably Inevitable'

Posted 08.26.2011 | Business

VIENNA - Billionaire investor George Soros thinks a country will eventually exit the euro zone and urged policymakers on Sunday to come up with a ...

Rubber Hits The Road For Erection Boosting Condom

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The so-called "Viagra condom" came another step closer to popping up on store shelves and in bedrooms on June 20 when Futura Medical, the product's ma...

World Stocks, Crude Prices Fall After Europe Delays Greek Decision

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

LONDON - (Dominic Lau) - World stocks, the euro and crude prices fell on Monday and bond yields in heavily indebted euro zone countries jumped aft...

UN Climate Negotiations: Denmark and Bolivia Present Their Emissions Reductions

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany -- On Thursday, specific nations presented their work to reduce emissions. Thursday morning, Canada, the EU, the Alliance of Small Islan...

Italy's Voters Scrap Nuclear Energy

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.13.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

The outcome of this weekend's referendum sends a strong signal to the nuclear energy industry as Italy joins Switzerland and Germany in shelving plans for nuclear energy. The role of the people was critical in each country.

Turkish, Israeli Nationals Trafficked Organs, E.U. Claims

AP | By NEBI QENA | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

PRISTINA, Kosovo -- A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo has indicted a Turkish and an Israeli national for involvement in an international network t...

The Greek Tragedy: Could a 'Haircut' Help?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Debate has been raging as to whether the Greek economy can avoid bankruptcy. Just how big is the problem, what are the options and how is this impacting financial markets?

Governments Crack Down On Cybercrime

Posted 08.11.2011 | Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries agreed on Friday on tougher sanctions against people conducting cyber attacks such as those registered in recent...

Lagarde's Potential IMF Competitor Decides Against Bid

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

PARIS (Catherine Bremer) - South Africa's Trevor Manuel ruled himself out of the race for the IMF's top job on Friday, making French finance minis...

UN Climate Negotiations: EU Ramps Up Renewables and Addresses Aviation Emissions

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

International aviation emissions grew by 66% between 1990 and 2005. They form one of the fastest growing sources of emissions. Yet they are currently excluded from the Kyoto Protocol.

Gender Gaps Exist In the Very NGOs that Address it Internationally

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

There are many problems within the very NGOs that attempt to address gender-related problems related to the issue of poverty.

Pope Supports Croatia's EU Bid Upon Arrival In Zagreb

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

ZAGREB, Croatia — Pope Benedict XVI strongly backed Croatia's bid to join the European Union as he arrived in the Balkan nation Saturday, but sa...

Greek Protestors Take Over Finance Ministry

Posted 08.03.2011 | Business

(AP) ATHENS, Greece — Protesters took over the Finance Ministry building in Athens Friday morning, hanging a giant banner from the roof calling for ...

Greece Set To Present New Austerity Plan

Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

ATHENS/MADRID (Lefteris Papadimas and Paul Day) - Greece intends to present a fresh austerity plan on Friday, a government official said, after Mo...

Greek Bailout Talks Nearing Completion

Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

ATHENS (Ingrid Melander and George Georgiopoulos) - Greece should complete talks by the end of the week with inspectors from the EU and IMF on a m...

Why India Isn't Trying for the IMF Top Post

Anant Goenka | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Anant Goenka

Since the President of the World Bank has always been American, and the IMF, European, it's fair to persuade the IMF to now elect a candidate from a developing country that is increasingly influential in the global economy.

EU Rushing To Complete Greece's Second Bailout Package

Posted 07.30.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Jan Strupczewzki and Harry Papachristou) - The European Union is working on a second bailout package for Greece in a race to rele...

EU Commissioner Reding: All EU Crime Victims Will Get Help -- In Their Own Language

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Elisabeth Braw

"For too long our criminal systems have focused on the offenders, but the victims were nowhere to be found. Now, victims are no longer forgotten."

Greece's Credit Rating Pushed Even Deeper Into Junk Status

Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

ATHENS - Fitch pushed Greece's credit rating deeper into junk territory on Friday, warning of even further downgrades if the EU and the IMF do not...

Officials Agree On Huge Portugal Bailout Package

Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP, By Gabriele Steinhauser) -- European finance ministers on Monday signed off on euro 78 billion ($110 billion) in rescue loans to Portuga...

US Airlines Say They Are "Green" While Fighting Anti-Pollution Efforts

Jake Schmidt | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If an airline claimed to be "green" but was actively working to gut carbon pollution standards, what would you do?