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A New Shade of Green
A New Shade of Green

By Sherry Listgarten

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About this blog: Climate change, despite its outsized impact on the planet, is still an abstract concept to many of us. That needs to change. My hope is that readers of this blog will develop a better understanding of how our climate is evolving a...  (More)

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Electric vs Gas Heat: Which wins?
Oct 6, 2019 5:48 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 8,168

With colder weather coming, it’s a good time to think about our heating emissions. They represent a sizable chunk of California’s overall emissions,... More
Burping Landfills?
Mar 10, 2019 6:36 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 7,735

People love to weigh in on whether it’s burping cows or farting cows that puff more methane into the air. But landfills don’t burp, or moo, or do anything... More
Composting Works
Mar 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 7,725

The question that I was asked the most when I started this blog was: “Can you please find out what is happening with our recycling?” There has been a... More
Power Outages: Are You Ready?
May 26, 2019 5:47 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 7,595

We are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by switching from gas to electric power. We have electric cars, trucks and buses, space heating, water heating, industrial... More
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 7,559

I was talking with my mom the other day about electric cars. Since I’d just written a blog post on our power grid, I reminded her not to charge her EV in the... More
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