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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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Would you take a bus to LA?
Jul 28, 2019 5:59 am
Comments: 37 | Views: 10,059

Buses are climate-friendly, cheap to ride, and don’t require any special tracks or right of ways. They are an important transportation alternative on our warming... More
Two degrees can do all that?
Jul 21, 2019 5:20 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 6,823

It’s hard to believe that if the temperature goes up by only two degrees, our world will change so much. When I walk outside, I can barely tell the temperature... More
Don't Miss Your Exit (and other lessons from an EV drive)
Jul 14, 2019 5:45 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 8,905

Driving an EV to Tahoe? Don’t miss your exit! I learned this and other lessons from two round trips between Palo Alto and Tahoe City in a Chevy Bolt (1). Maybe... More
Trashing the holiday? Not so much!
Jul 7, 2019 5:34 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 5,606

I’ve enjoyed looking at photos from my friends’ Fourth of July holidays over the past few days -- parades, ice cream, red-white-and-blue outfits, picnics,... More
Palo Alto's plastics ban: Sensible policy or vain distraction?
Jun 30, 2019 6:05 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 6,165

When I heard a few weeks ago that Palo Alto was considering a city-wide ban on plastic straws, utensils, and produce bags, my first thought was “Sheesh, can’t... More
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