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
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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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Vons drops Korean fried chicken on downtown Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 23,263 views
Are our recycling bins too big?
By Sherry Listgarten | 13 comments | 2,694 views
Nov. 3 -- a critical election -- and now your comments on the first debate
By Diana Diamond | 11 comments | 1,606 views
I am Voting Yes on Measure RR to Provide Caltrain a Dedicated Revenue Source
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,594 views
Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,516 views
Benefiting local non-profits
The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.