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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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Juggling Renewables
Apr 14, 2019 6:28 am
Comments: 50 | Views: 21,090

As California pushes to reduce emissions by 40% in the next twelve years, we are increasingly betting on clean electricity. We are electrifying vehicles, electrifying... More
Can you Pay to Reduce your Carbon Footprint?
Jan 26, 2020 6:03 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 21,084

Google’s data centers are carbon-neutral. My household is carbon-neutral. Palo Alto Utility’s natural gas service is carbon neutral. How can this be?... More
When to use Marginal Emissions (and when not to)
Sep 29, 2019 10:57 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 21,071

This week’s post is about electricity emissions. Specifically, I want to talk about a concept called “marginal emissions”. This has come up often... More
Fun and games with your electric meter
Oct 11, 2020 5:31 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 21,069

I remembered the other day that I made a New Year's resolution to decrease our electricity... More
Is artificial turf a good option for our dry climate?
Aug 29, 2021 5:41 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 21,029

About twenty-five years ago I had a friend who managed one of the landscaping crews at Stanford. After a few years he left to work elsewhere and explained why. “When... More
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