CARB explains how Volkswagen got caught and why it matters

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:51+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Dave Clegern, California Air Resources Board (CARB) spokesperson, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation today. CARB has been regulating diesel since 1996 and Volkswagen was only allowed to bring its cars into California if they met those standards. Why do those standards matter so much? What effect does NOX [...]

Pollution an underrated factor in new development goals on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, Mar 26 2015 (IPS) - Pollution is likely to be the most pressing global health issue in the coming years without effective prevention and clean-up efforts, experts say. Air, water and soil pollution already kills nearly nine million people a year and cripples the health of more than [...]

Proponents of Renewable Energy Will Own the 21st Century on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness|

By Stephen Leahy Vancouver city council’s unanimous decision to commit to running on 100 per cent renewable energy is the kind of political leadership the world desperately needs says Jørgen Randers, professor of climate strategy at the Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway. “Despite the looming catastrophe of climate change the market will choose [...]

Marilyn Baptiste Wins Goldman Prize, Elevates Indigenous Struggle on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness, Technology|

By Stephen Leahy Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation in British Columbia has won the prestigious $175,000 Goldman Prize  for her five-year effort to prevent construction of the Prosperity gold and copper mine 600 kilometres north of Vancouver. “I hope the Goldman award will bring world recognition to help us protect our land,” Baptiste [...]

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