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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Would you take a bus to LA?
Jul 28, 2019 5:59 am
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Buses are climate-friendly, cheap to ride, and don’t require any special tracks or right of ways. They are an important transportation alternative on our warming... More
Traffic got you down? Get over it.
Oct 20, 2019 6:04 am
Comments: 48 | Views: 7,654
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
Apr 14, 2019 6:28 am
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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
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
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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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Flying: How much is enough? It's personal.
By Sherry Listgarten | 12 comments | 2,592 views
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
By Diana Diamond | 18 comments | 2,159 views
My Pet Peeves
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 7 comments | 1,684 views
Goodbye toy stores
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 924 views
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.