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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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Geocaching for Methane
Mar 31, 2019 6:18 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 6,002

Where is the closest oil well to your home? Or your kid’s school? Is it leaking? Does anyone know? California is like a pin cushion for oil wells, and abandoned... More
SB-50: To Save our Planet?
Mar 26, 2019 10:20 am
Comments: 34 | Views: 5,900

Yesterday State Senator Scott Wiener and Berkeley professor Daniel Kammen wrote an... More
Looking for Leaks
Mar 24, 2019 6:18 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 6,438

You can help the planet, your home, and your wallet by looking for gas leaks. Not bad for a few minutes of work. Here’s why, and how.

Along with ... More
Composting Works
Mar 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 8,907

The question that I was asked the most when I started this blog was: “Can you please find out what is happening with our recycling?” There has been a... More
Burping Landfills?
Mar 10, 2019 6:36 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 8,774

People love to weigh in on whether it’s burping cows or farting cows that puff more methane into the air. But landfills don’t burp, or moo, or do anything... More
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