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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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A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 14,141

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
We are testing geoengineering, and that is a good thing
May 24, 2020 5:59 am
Comments: 34 | Views: 14,106

Geoengineering is the “deliberate large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment to counteract anthropogenic climate change”. (1) It ... More
Don't Miss Your Exit (and other lessons from an EV drive)
Jul 14, 2019 5:45 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 14,076

Driving an EV to Tahoe? Don’t miss your exit! I learned this and other lessons from two round trips between Palo Alto and Tahoe City in a Chevy Bolt (1). Maybe... More
California must fix its expensive and unfair electricity pricing
Jan 31, 2021 5:42 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 14,013

Back in the olden days, when we used to go places, I enjoyed travelling to visit my sister in Minneapolis. I would take lots of scenic pictures -- lakes! -- but... More
It is not an easy decision to go to high school in Palo Alto right now
Mar 14, 2021 5:46 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 13,989

Note: Today’s post is not about climate change, but tune in next week for more climate-related topics.

On Thursday morning my tenth-grade daughter... More
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