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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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The most effective donations to combat global warming
Dec 15, 2021 6:19 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 9,406

I am not able to post for the next few weeks, but I want to call your attention to Robinson Meyer's newsletter "The Weekly Planet" for The Atlantic, and in particular... More
The curious case of the broken-not-broken gas meter
Aug 28, 2022 6:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 9,378


Every month I send Palo Alto Utilities a photo of my gas and electric meters and they bill me a few days later. (1) That has worked fine until this year.

In... More
Is housing bad for the environment?
Oct 30, 2022 6:00 am
Comments: 21 | Views: 9,139


I got an email recently from a resident expressing concern about the environmental impacts of building more housing. He writes: ==I “The construction of... More
Yes, an app can charge your EV better than you can
Dec 11, 2022 6:16 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 8,704


About four years ago I was talking with Peninsula Clean Energy CEO Jan Pepper when she remarked that the electricity provider would like to manage the scheduling... More
Chevron says "We are just meeting demand". So are they blameless?
Oct 23, 2022 6:13 am
Comments: 28 | Views: 8,627


One afternoon when I was about nine years old, I was standing in the front yard with my younger brother trying to blow bubbles. We didn’t have any store-bought... More
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