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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 Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 5,222

I was talking with my mom the other day about electric cars. Since I’d just written a blog post on our power grid, I reminded her not to charge her EV in the... More
Electric Mashups (+ Quiz!)
Apr 7, 2019 6:17 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 5,112

Utilities across the state have been told to lower emissions and use more renewable power sources. How are they doing? It’s surprisingly fun to look at the... More
If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
Apr 21, 2019 6:13 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 5,077

The bad news: The Earth is sick, and getting sicker. The good news: We know how to make it better, and we can all help!

Earth Day is this Monday (April 22), so... More
A Primer on Prime
Feb 24, 2019 6:24 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,784

A few years after grad school, I was living in an old ranch house in Los Altos Hills with some friends. Two of us biked to work along the windy roads near the house... More
The Other Greenhouse Gas
Feb 17, 2019 7:42 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,722

One of the things that I think has given global warming a bad name (besides, well, the fact that it’s global warming), is that it can seem like everything... More
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