Health & Fitness

March 20, 2015 Washington Post Real Wheels

Good Morning Warren and friends Last week's chat was so much fun with all of you chiming in about your favorite snack in the car that I wrote an article; Top ten healthy snack foods to eat in the car on a road trip on Driving the Nation. So, today the question is what is [...]

Top ten healthy snack foods to eat in the car on a road trip on Driving the Nation

Eating while driving What is your favorite food to eat while driving? What about things to pack on a road trip? It was the question on the last Washington Post chat line and there were plenty of answers. Many of you will remember driving around in a station wagon. The whole fam damily packed into [...]

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Bosch’s Billions in mobility and connectivity on Driving the Nation

Mike Mansuetti, President Bosch North America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about acquisitions and new products Bosch brought out in 2015 at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). From Bosch: The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility [...]

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

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 poisons are also considered the main cause of a general collapse of insect life since the mid 1990s. Bug-spattered [...]

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

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 90-minute delay and same-old political posturing at the first day of a crucial round of climate treaty negotiations [...]

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October 17, 2014 Washington Post carchat

Ebola and Amazon Good Morning Warren and friends Ebola and Amazon and how you can help by shopping Do you shop on Amazon? If so, you can help get the word out to people in third world countries about Ebola. Many of the people in Liberia and Sierra Leone and other countries that are fighting [...]

You and Amazon can teach the poor about Ebola

Teaching third world countries Do you shop on Amazon? If so, you can help get the word out to people in third world countries about Ebola. Many of the people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and other countries that are fighting Ebola are beyond poor, they live without electricity, they are illiterate. It does no good [...]

Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Until Climate

By Stephen Leahy A moratorium on any new oilsands expansion is imperative given Canada's failure to assess properly the total environmental and climate impacts Canadian and U.S. experts say in the prestigious science journal Nature. Even with a moratorium, it will be tough for Canada to meet it's international promise to reduce CO2 [...]

In Developing World, Pollution Kills More Than Disease on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jun 13 2014 (IPS) - Pollution, not disease, is the biggest killer in the developing world, taking the lives of more than 8.4 million people each year, a new analysis shows. That's almost three times the deaths caused by malaria and fourteen times those caused by HIV/AIDs. Howe'ver, [...]

Energy Efficiency could create jobs, cut air pollution on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, May 2 2014 (IPS) - The U.S. could create more than 600,000 skilled jobs, cut air pollution and fight climate change while it's citizens reap 17 billion dollars in energy savings by doing one simple thing: Boost energy efficiency. Employing existing energy-savings technology could reduce electricity demand by [...]