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A New Shade of Green

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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 Pragmatic Approach to A Trillion Trees
Apr 5, 2020 6:19 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,893

As this quarantine continues, many of us are taking more pleasure in time spent outdoors. Trees in particular seem to uplift and inspire us. Yet they are also workhorses... More
Can you stay healthy without making more trash?
Mar 29, 2020 6:23 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,476

A commenter mentioned a few weeks ago that reusable cups, bags,... More
Will the Coronavirus Save Lives?
Mar 22, 2020 6:18 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 4,441

I saw an eye-opening statistic the other day. Coronavirus to date has killed almost 15,000 people worldwide (as of March 22). It may be 2x or 3x that by the time... More
Are you that duck?
Mar 15, 2020 6:32 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,584

I was walking my dog earlier this week, enjoying the rare everyday activity that wasn’t cancelled(!) She likes to visit a big oak tree where a woman puts out... More
Coronavirus and Climate Change
Mar 7, 2020 6:11 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 7,355

“Coronavirus and Climate Change”. How’s that for a depressing headline? In some ways I see the former as a mini version of the latter. Both are serious problems... More
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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 April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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