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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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Is our carbon-free electricity really carbon-free?
Nov 24, 2019 6:51 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 4,750

One of the most important steps we can take to cut our greenhouse gas emissions is to transition to clean power. Our local power providers are moving aggressively... More
SB-50: To Save our Planet?
Mar 26, 2019 10:20 am
Comments: 34 | Views: 4,727

Yesterday State Senator Scott Wiener and Berkeley professor Daniel Kammen wrote an... More
A Peek at Power Planning
Apr 28, 2019 5:35 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,685

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
Geocaching for Methane
Mar 31, 2019 6:18 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 4,645

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
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 4,606

Now that Halloween is over, ‘tis the season for holiday shopping. I’ve been wondering whether shopping in stores or online generates fewer emissions.... More
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