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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 artificial turf a good option for our dry climate?
Aug 29, 2021 5:41 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 23,208

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
Burping Landfills?
Mar 10, 2019 6:36 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 23,181

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
A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 23,057

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
Flying: Coming soon to an airport near you...
Apr 12, 2020 6:08 am
Comments: 21 | Views: 22,857

This is the fourth post in an (intermittent) series on flying…

Flying is a growing component of greenhouse gas emissions, and ... More
Traffic got you down? Get over it.
Oct 20, 2019 6:04 am
Comments: 48 | Views: 22,817

Most development projects in California need to do an environmental impact report as outlined by CEQA (the California Environmental Quality Act) before they can... More
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