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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Your electric panel
Oct 10, 2021 5:46 am
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Can you convert your gas furnace to an electric heat pump? How much space is in your panel? There's more than you might think! This is the second in a three-part... More
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
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==I Note: The content in this post is largely specific to the state of California. Other regions will have different power mixes, so the best times to charge an... More
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
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Now that Halloween is over, ‘tis the season for holiday shopping. I’ve been wondering whether shopping in stores or online generates fewer emissions.... More
Is renewable diesel the real deal?
Sep 19, 2021 5:50 am
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Have you noticed the flags advertising “Renewable Diesel” at local 76 stations? I did and wondered if it was the real deal or a form of “greenwashing,”... More
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