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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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Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 26,547

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
Would you want a wind turbine in your backyard?
Jun 14, 2020 5:52 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 25,608

After I posted about the use of eminent domain for power... More
Would you take a bus to LA?
Jul 28, 2019 5:59 am
Comments: 37 | Views: 24,742

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
Living with a Heat Pump Water Heater
Aug 21, 2022 6:27 am
Comments: 27 | Views: 24,524


This is going to be a pretty short blog post because it turns out it’s not all that interesting living with a heat pump water heater. It works, it’s... More
Is renewable diesel the real deal?
Sep 19, 2021 5:50 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 24,396

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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