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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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Can you Pay to Reduce your Carbon Footprint?
Jan 26, 2020 6:03 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 9,609

Google’s data centers are carbon-neutral. My household is carbon-neutral. Palo Alto Utility’s natural gas service is carbon neutral. How can this be?... More
Average Palo Alto
Feb 4, 2019 7:52 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 9,262

One of the things I find very encouraging about climate is that there is a small set of things that we can all do to have a big positive impact on climate change.... More
Drivers Ed 101: Look Where You’re Going
Jan 30, 2019 6:03 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 9,146

Sometimes I give money to animal rights organizations. I like animals, and I believe they should be treated with decency. Fine. The problem is, the organizations... More
Palo Altans and their Virtue Signaling
Nov 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 9,142

Self-righteous. Pretentious. Sanctimonious. The list of choice adjectives applied to people who take “eco-friendly” actions goes on. Why is it that we... More
Some of your comments on nuclear energy
Jun 28, 2020 6:07 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 9,092

This is not a normal blog post but instead a selection of your comments on nuclear energy. Often the comments on a blog post devolve into an argument about nuclear... More
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