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  • Jumpstart Maui Mayor Arakawa

Jumpstart Maui changing one habit

By |January 6th, 2017|

Arakawa is the Mayor of the County of Maui, State of Hawaii. He is Mayor of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kaho’olawe. He has my vote for President. Arakawa understands that getting off the dependence of […]

  • Is Scott Pruitt right person for the head of EPA?

Have global climate standards reached a plateau?

By |December 26th, 2016|

Global standards are global people working together for a common cause of economics and efficiency, but are profits of one company more important than national standardization or state standardization for the good of all people? […]

  • How much do you get from Volkswagen settlement if you own a VW diesel?

How much do you get from Volkswagen settlement if you own a VW diesel?

By |June 28th, 2016|

In 1967, California’s Governor Reagon established the California Air Resources Board (CARB) because of the pollutants in the air in California. It was the first emissions standard in the Nation and is the stalwart of […]

  • Emissions and economic growth decoupled

Emissions and economic growth decoupled

By |March 16th, 2016|

Today, you can breath a little easier, literally.

As long as there has been economic growth, there has been an increase in emissions. Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released an analysis of preliminary data […]

  • The Five Seasons of California on Driving the Nati

The Five Seasons of California on Driving the Nation

By |August 23rd, 2015|

Most States have four seasons, Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter. In California, we have five seasons. The fifth season is called fire season.

Most people don’t even realize it when they say it, but once the […]

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Save Half the Planet, or Lose It All on Driving the Nation

By |January 19th, 2015|

By Stephen Leahy

MÉRIDA, Mexico, Nov 17 2009 (IPS) – At least half the planet must be protected if humanity is to survive the next century, declared conservationists at the conclusion of 9th World Wilderness […]

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Exposing how the U.S. manipulates climate change on Driving the Nation

By |November 24th, 2014|

By Stephen Leahy

Who remembers that climate change was a top priority early in George W Bushs first term as US president? Merchants of Doubt, a new documentary film released in US cinemas this week, […]

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John Kerry; We can’t prevent a large scale disaster unless¦ on Driving the Nation

By |November 11th, 2014|

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Nov 3 2014 (IPS) – “Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and were seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events….We cant prevent a large scale disaster if […]

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Less bug-spattered windshields are not a good thing on Driving the Nation

By |October 29th, 2014|

By Stephen Leahy

Scientists have linked both the collapse of bee populations and the stunning decline in bird and bat numbers to a new generation of insecticides called neonicotinoids. It gets worse: these widely-used nerve […]

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U.N. Summit was a environmental failure on Driving the Nation

By |October 26th, 2014|

By Stephen Leahy

BONN, Oct 22 2014 (IPS) – The 410,000 people who took to the streets for climate action in New York City during the U.N. Climate Summit would have been outraged by the […]