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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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Is our carbon-free electricity really carbon-free?
Nov 24, 2019 6:51 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 7,980

One of the most important steps we can take to cut our greenhouse gas emissions is to transition to clean power. Our local power providers are moving aggressively... More
Palo Altans and their Virtue Signaling
Nov 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 6,831

Self-righteous. Pretentious. Sanctimonious. The list of choice adjectives applied to people who take “eco-friendly” actions goes on. Why is it that we... More
Disposing of Disposables
Nov 10, 2019 5:40 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 5,948

Several comments on previous posts in this blog have pointed out that it wasn’t too long ago that we were much more accustomed to reusing things. For example:... More
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 8,871

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
Hurtling into the 21st century. Or not.
Oct 27, 2019 6:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 5,561

I live from the past most of the time. I expect many of you do as well. What I mean by that is that our experience and expectations are largely colored by the past... More
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