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UN Calls On Countries to Regulate E-Cigarettes

Michael Bastasch
Contributor
Customers puff on e-cigarettes at the Henley Vaporium in New York City December 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The United Nation’s health bureaucracy is calling countries to ban the use of e-cigarettes indoors along with advertising restrictions and bans on sales to minors.

Fracking Boom Continues To Drive Gas Prices Downward

2:39 PM 08/26/2014

Despite conflicts in the Middle East, U.S. drivers are seeing gasoline prices plummet thanks to huge increases in domestic crude oil production from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Environmentalists Try To Connect Ferguson And ‘Climate Crisis’

2:32 PM 08/26/2014

Frequently criticized for being insufficiently diverse, environmentalists are trying to draw parallels between the crisis erupting in Ferguson, Missouri and global warming.

Winter Is Coming: 1,097 Record Low Temperatures Broken So Far In August

2:45 PM 08/25/2014

It's been a cool summer so far for many across the U.S. as 1,097 record low temperatures were set in August, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) temperature data.

Australia Government Climate Office Accused Of Manipulating Temperature Data

12:32 PM 08/25/2014

Australian scientists with the Bureau of Meteorology have been accused of manipulating the country's temperature record to make it seem it's gotten warmer over the decades, The Australian newspaper reports.

UK Generates Record Levels Of Wind Power… When Few People Needed It

3:59 PM 08/22/2014

Green energy proponents have cheered the news that wind power provided more electricity than any other fuel source combined last Sunday night.

Report: Global Warming ‘Pause’ Could Last Another 10 Years

10:27 AM 08/22/2014

The current “pause” in global warming that has baffled climate scientists could last at least another decade because of oceanic cooling cycles, according to a new report.

EPA Calls In DHS To Thwart Bathroom Vandalism

5:56 PM 08/21/2014

It was only a couple months ago that reports surfaced about feces in the hallways at an Environmental Protection Agency regional office.

Report: EPA CO2 Rules A Huge Boon To The Wind Power Industry

1:25 PM 08/21/2014

Federal regulations forcing coal-fired power plants to retire could present a huge business opportunity for the wind power industry, according to a government report.

Environmentalists Profit Off Promoting Rooftop Solar Panels

10:47 AM 08/21/2014

The Sierra Club is encouraging its supporters to go green and install solar panels on their homes. But the club’s solar push is not just a charitable act, as they are reaping financial rewards from members who install solar panels.

Report: California Allocates More Water Rights Than It Has Actual Water

4:53 PM 08/20/2014

California not only has a drought problem, it also has a water allocation problem. The state has allocated five times more surface water than is actually available to supply, according to a study by the University of California, Davis.

ANALYSIS: Growth, Not Global Warming, To Blame For Disaster Damage

2:16 PM 08/20/2014

These days it seems like any time a storm rears its ugly head pundits declare that global warming is to blame. But is global warming really doing all this?

Coal Crackdown Hits West Coast Export Terminals

3:59 PM 08/19/2014

State and local officials along the West Coast are bowing to pressure from green groups and cracking down on coal export terminals in Oregon and California.

Google-Owned Solar Plant INCINERATES At Least 1,000 Birds A Year

10:32 AM 08/19/2014

Google prides itself on being environmentally friendly, but a solar thermal power plant co-owned by the Internet company and two energy companies is incinerating more than 1,000 birds every year.

More Harsh Winters Could Spell Disaster For The Electrical Grid

2:15 PM 08/15/2014

If you thought last winter was bad, get ready for a potentially worse winter in parts of the country this year. But another record-setting winter could mean more than higher heating bills and snow fights.

George Soros Invests Big In Fracking Company Despite Funding Green Groups

2:01 PM 08/15/2014

Despite being known for backing left-wing groups generally opposed to fossil fuels, billionaire investor George Soros invested hundreds of millions of dollars in a major coal and natural gas producer.

Legal Expert: EPA’s CO2 Rule Violates Federal Data Quality Law

12:01 PM 08/14/2014

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants doesn’t meet federally mandated data quality rules, according to legal experts, as the agency has failed to show how it resolved apparent conflicts of interest in the major climate studies relied upon to justify its new rule.

Russian Energy Giant Hires DC Lobbyists To Target US Natural Gas Exports

2:06 PM 08/13/2014

Russia's second-largest natural gas producer has hired a U.S. lobbying firm to target economic sanctions and liquefied natural gas terminal permitting.

Jimmy Carter: CO2 Tax Is The ‘Only Reasonable’ Solution To Global Warming

1:31 PM 08/13/2014

Former President Jimmy Carter is back, this time proposing a carbon tax to fight global warming and calling out skeptics.