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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Power Outages: Are You Ready?
May 26, 2019 5:47 am
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We are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by switching from gas to electric power. We have electric cars, trucks and buses, space heating, water heating, industrial... More
A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
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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
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
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==I Note: The content in this post is largely specific to the state of California. Other regions will have different power mixes, so the best times to charge an... More
What, You're Still Driving?!
May 5, 2019 5:45 am
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Yeah, me too. What’s up with that? Aren’t we all supposed to be on bikes and buses?
A few months ago I was trying out a friend’s climate app.... More
A Peek at Power Planning
Apr 28, 2019 5:35 am
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Palo Alto has 100% clean electricity and recently hit its 60% renewables target. So we are done, right? Being an electric planner for Palo Alto has got to be the... More
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Analysis/paralysis: The infamous ‘Palo Alto Process’ must go
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The Time and Cost Savings of Avoiding a Long Commute
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Planting a Fall Garden?
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