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A New Shade of Green
A New Shade of Green

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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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Average Palo Alto
Feb 4, 2019 7:52 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 4,117

One of the things I find very encouraging about climate is that there is a small set of things that we can all do to have a big positive impact on climate change.... More
Burping Landfills?
Mar 10, 2019 6:36 am
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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
Drivers Ed 101: Look Where You’re Going
Jan 30, 2019 6:03 pm
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Sometimes I give money to animal rights organizations. I like animals, and I believe they should be treated with decency. Fine. The problem is, the organizations... More
A Primer on Prime
Feb 24, 2019 6:24 am
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A few years after grad school, I was living in an old ranch house in Los Altos Hills with some friends. Two of us biked to work along the windy roads near the house... More
The Other Greenhouse Gas
Feb 17, 2019 7:42 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,157

One of the things that I think has given global warming a bad name (besides, well, the fact that it’s global warming), is that it can seem like everything... More
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