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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Flying: How much is enough? It's personal.
Feb 16, 2020 6:19 am
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I expect many of you don’t want to read more about how flying hurts our climate. Our list of “things that are bad” is already long enough. And... More
Flying: A letter from a reader
Feb 14, 2020 6:15 am
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I am beginning a series of blog posts on flying starting this Sunday. To tee it up, I thought I’d share a portion of an email I got from a reader about a year... More
Clouds of Uncertainty
Feb 9, 2020 5:55 am
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Clouds have a cooling effect on the planet. “Yes, and the sky is blue”, you may be thinking. “Isn’t that obvious, and why should we care?”... More
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.