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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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E-Bikes on Open Space Trails: Yes or No?
Jun 26, 2022 6:08 am
Comments: 19 | Views: 13,712


On Wednesday, June 29, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) will decide where to allow e-bikes on its ... More
Am I saving enough water yet?
Jun 19, 2022 5:59 am
Comments: 39 | Views: 13,230

We are in our third year of drought in California and it’s not pretty. SoCal residents are under some ... More
Will goopy straws and useless bags doom our efforts?
Jun 12, 2022 5:44 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 12,521

Many readers of this blog are concerned about plastic waste. I understand why. We walk past discarded water bottles at concerts and games; we find disposable cups... More
Are you ready to ditch disposables?
May 29, 2022 5:40 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 14,987


Two years ago, in February 2020, I wrote about Palo Alto’s... More
What to do if you get a noisy Rheem/Ruud heat pump water heater
May 22, 2022 6:24 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 27,176


One of the reasons that people have favored the Rheem/Ruud heat pump water heaters is because they are quiet. Rated at a low 49 dB, you could install one in most... More
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