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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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"One of the biggest failures in 50 years of energy policy"
Feb 20, 2022 5:31 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 14,566

Stanford recently invited John Deutch, a Professor Emeritus at MIT with decades of experience in energy policy and energy security, to do a short series of lectures... More
Why aren't more products easy to repair?
Feb 13, 2022 5:38 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 13,642

A few years ago my Dad got really annoyed when his patio umbrella stopped opening and closing easily. He wasn’t annoyed because it stopped working. He was... More
Palo Alto's climate goals threatened by inadequate power grid
Feb 6, 2022 5:51 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 14,818

The City of Palo Alto’s emissions goals are in jeopardy because of its outdated electrical grid. During a February 2 Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC) ... More
A Snapshot of Grid Mixes across the US
Jan 30, 2022 5:37 am
Comments: 17 | Views: 10,192

Over the past few days I’ve spoken with several people who are electrifying their homes and cars, and it reminded me how lucky we are to live in California... More
What can you do with your EV battery?
Jan 23, 2022 6:01 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 10,071

I have heard from many of you who have EVs and would like to know when you will be able to use your car to power your house during a blackout, charge your laptop... More
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