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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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Palo Alto's climate goals threatened by inadequate power grid
Feb 6, 2022 5:51 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 16,969

The City of Palo Alto’s emissions goals are in jeopardy because of its outdated electrical grid.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: 12,236

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: 12,361

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
The Economics of Residential Rooftop Solar
Jan 16, 2022 5:22 am
Comments: 67 | Views: 18,921

The other day I mentioned to someone that I’m not a big fan of residential rooftop solar. His response was “You don’t believe in climate change?”... More
The difficult calculation where math and humanity intersect
Jan 9, 2022 5:52 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 12,103

The US government may not levy a carbon tax yet, but for more than ten years our government has calculated a price for carbon emissions and used it to craft policies.... More
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