Walk into a pre-school classroom in America today and Erika Christakis says it’s likely you’ll see some familiar décor: alphabet charts, bar graphs, calendars, and schedules. It’s all part, says the expert in early child education, of a nationwide drive to make sure kids are ready for school at a younger and younger age.
Environmentalists have spent years clamoring for vehicles that won’t add tons of carbon dioxide and other pollutants to the air every year. So-called "clean cars" will be on the market soon from two major manufacturers. A panel talks about what they’ll be like, how they’ll work, and their potential for reducing air pollution.
- Jim Motavalli author of "Forward Drive" (Sierra Club) and editor of "E: The Environmental Magazine"
- Csaba Csere editor-in-chief of Car and Driver magazine
- Warren Brown automotive writer and "On Wheels" columnist for The Washington Post
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