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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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Looking for Leaks
Mar 24, 2019 6:18 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,951

You can help the planet, your home, and your wallet by looking for gas leaks. Not bad for a few minutes of work. Here’s why, and how.

Along with ... More
Composting Works
Mar 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 8,259

The question that I was asked the most when I started this blog was: “Can you please find out what is happening with our recycling?” There has been a... More
Burping Landfills?
Mar 10, 2019 6:36 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 8,194

People love to weigh in on whether it’s burping cows or farting cows that puff more methane into the air. But landfills don’t burp, or moo, or do anything... More
Hey! Leggo My Beef!
Mar 3, 2019 6:17 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 6,281

And now a word from our guest blogger, Sam. Thoughts?

If you don’t mind, I’d like to have a real conversation here. Because if by ==I “A... More
A Primer on Prime
Feb 24, 2019 6:24 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 6,544

A few years after grad school, I was living in an old ranch house in Los Altos Hills with some friends. Two of us biked to work along the windy roads near the house... More
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Short story writers wanted!

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 March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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