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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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Are our recycling bins too big?
Sep 27, 2020 5:22 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 687

Are our recycling bins too big?

That seems like a weird question. We want to recycle, so why would we want smaller bins? Another way to think of the question... More
Is there a polite way to say "Too much plastic"?
Sep 20, 2020 5:35 am
Comments: 31 | Views: 4,184

I probably should have held my tongue. It was a nice event, organized and executed by volunteers. But I was already aggravated because the outdoor lunch was being... More
10 ways to reduce your dog's "pawprint"
Sep 13, 2020 5:32 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,202

Dogs are the best. They provide comfort, entertainment, exercise, and pure unadulterated love. Half... More
Someone hung a swastika in my front yard
Sep 6, 2020 5:33 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 6,659

Around 4am on Friday someone hung a swastika in our front yard. They biked down our street in the wee hours with a sheaf of carefully stapled papers, stopping to... More
The Loch Ness Monster and Climate Adaptation
Aug 30, 2020 6:03 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 4,323

I believed in the Loch Ness monster for an inordinately long time. I remember learning about it as a kid and thinking it was the coolest thing that there was still... More
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