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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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Calculate your EV mileage (custom for CA)
May 30, 2019 5:53 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 6,985

There was an interesting discussion in the comments of a recent blog post, and I thought it would... More
Electric Mashups (+ Quiz!)
Apr 7, 2019 6:17 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 6,976

Utilities across the state have been told to lower emissions and use more renewable power sources. How are they doing? It’s surprisingly fun to look at the... More
Electric Buses: Challenges and Opportunities
Sep 8, 2019 6:31 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 6,974

Did you know that all new buses purchased in California will be zero-emission... More
If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
Apr 21, 2019 6:13 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 6,660

The bad news: The Earth is sick, and getting sicker. The good news: We know how to make it better, and we can all help!

Earth Day is this Monday (April 22), so... More
A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 6,656

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
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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