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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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Your electric panel
Oct 10, 2021 5:46 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,734

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
Electric Speak 101
Oct 4, 2021 6:17 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,130

This past weekend some of my neighbors were participating in an informal panel discussion about electrification. Partway through one woman raised her hand and asked... More
Smart meters: The easy part and the hard part
Sep 26, 2021 5:52 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 6,541

There’s an easier part and a harder part to a smart meter rollout. The easier part is installing the new meters and radios and associated software. I say this... More
Is renewable diesel the real deal?
Sep 19, 2021 5:50 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 7,829

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
"It's too little too late" and other reasons why not
Sep 12, 2021 5:42 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 5,827

FUD. Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. Big changes should be carefully considered. But when a new idea quickly provokes objections from many different angles, something... More
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