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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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Power Outages: Are You Ready?
May 26, 2019 5:47 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 10,610

We are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by switching from gas to electric power. We have electric cars, trucks and buses, space heating, water heating, industrial... More
A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 8,508

One of the amazing things about the power grid is that when you flip on a light switch, the power for the light is generated right then. There is no “pool”... More
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 10,687

I was talking with my mom the other day about electric cars. Since I’d just written a blog post on our power grid, I reminded her not to charge her EV in the... More
What, You're Still Driving?!
May 5, 2019 5:45 am
Comments: 36 | Views: 7,304

Yeah, me too. What’s up with that? Aren’t we all supposed to be on bikes and buses?

A few months ago I was trying out a friend’s climate app.... More
A Peek at Power Planning
Apr 28, 2019 5:35 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 7,034

Palo Alto has 100% clean electricity and recently hit its 60% renewables target. So we are done, right? Being an electric planner for Palo Alto has got to be the... More
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