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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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Is there a polite way to say "Too much plastic"?
Sep 20, 2020 5:35 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 3,810

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: 5,114

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: 6,598

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: 4,142

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
Your Palo Alto utility payment funds this gas lobbyist
Aug 23, 2020 5:48 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 5,177

Every now and then I mention the influence of the oil and gas lobbies in California, most recently on ... More
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