• Donald Trump, Presidential candidate

Donald Trump, Presidential candidate, on cars and production of cars

By |August 16th, 2015|

Detroit News’ David Shepardson reports that “Trump disclosed in an interview with The Detroit News Wednesday that Ford CEO Mark Fields wrote to him explaining the automaker’s planned $2.5 billion investment in Mexico after Trump […]

  • Winterkorn vs. Piech

Piech and Winterkorn; age or results on Driving the Nation

By |April 16th, 2015|

Two days ago 67-year old Democrat Hillary Clinton declared that she was running for President of the United States. Today 43-year old Mark Rubio announced his candidacy while 62-year old Jeb Bush is considered the […]

John Batchelor and auto sales in China on Driving the Nation

By |April 4th, 2015|

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Gordon Chang, Forbes, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talk about BYD and Tesla,

BYD is a Chinese owned company, owned by the […]

Merchants of Doubt film shows the politics of climate change on Driving the Nation

By |March 21st, 2015|

By Stephen Leahy

Who remembers that climate change was a top priority early in George W Bush’s first term as US president?

Merchants of Doubt, a new documentary film released in US cinemas this week, reminds […]

China, the United States = 35 percent of global carbon emissions on Driving the Nation

By |November 17th, 2014|

By Stephen Leahy

BONN, Oct 27 2014 (IPS) – China and the United States are responsible for 35 percent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than […]

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 […]

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 […]

Climate change produces poverty and hunger on Driving the Nation

By |August 12th, 2014|

Stephen Leahy

“You cant climb out of poverty if you have to rebuild your home every other year.” — Harjeet Singh

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jul 22 2014 (IPS) – Extreme poverty and hunger can be eliminated, but […]

Keystone XL’s Carbon Emissions 4 times higher than estimates on Driving the Nation

By |August 6th, 2014|

Stephen Leahy

The Keystone XL oil pipeline could put up to 110 million tons of additional climate-heating CO2 into the atmosphere every year for 50 years, according a study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate […]

Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Until Climate, Environmental Impacts Assessed on Driving the Nation

By |July 14th, 2014|

By Stephen Leahy

A moratorium on any new oilsands expansion is imperative given Canadas failure to properly assess the total environmental and climate impacts Canadian and U.S. experts say in the prestigious science journal Nature.

Even […]