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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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Honey bees!
May 10, 2021 4:08 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 1,600

Yesterday we were getting ready to eat dinner outside when my sister, who was visiting, said “Hey Sherry, have you seen that swarm in your tree?” “What?”

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How will Palo Alto plan for, and pay for, massive emissions reductions?
May 2, 2021 6:14 am
Comments: 50 | Views: 2,925

It is not easy for a city to quickly eliminate most of its greenhouse gas emissions, as Palo Alto is learning. Despite paying attention to its emissions for more... More
Where is it unsafe to bike around town?
Apr 18, 2021 6:27 am
Comments: 45 | Views: 3,075

The weather is amazing these days and lots of us are getting out on bikes and e-bikes. Bike shops have been very busy, even running low on inventory as we all start... More
Palo Alto Utilities breeds mistrust with lack of transparency around outages
Apr 4, 2021 5:47 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 4,191

A week ago the electricity went out across a large section of Palo Alto. About... More
About the Express Lanes Coming to 101
Mar 28, 2021 5:54 am
Comments: 27 | Views: 7,254

The Chair of the California Energy Commission, David Hochschild, recently observed that “electricity rates are climate policy”. I agree. We need to design... More
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