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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 curious case of the broken-not-broken gas meter
Aug 28, 2022 6:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,757


Every month I send Palo Alto Utilities a photo of my gas and electric meters and they bill me a few days later. (1) That has worked fine until this year.

In... More
Is housing bad for the environment?
Oct 30, 2022 6:00 am
Comments: 21 | Views: 6,709


I got an email recently from a resident expressing concern about the environmental impacts of building more housing. He writes: ==I “The construction of... More
Residents of multi-family housing should have access to EV charging
Nov 20, 2022 6:07 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,527

“California is a leader on climate.” We hear this all the time, and it’s true. California has led the country on clean fuel standards, clean power... More
Chevron says "We are just meeting demand". So are they blameless?
Oct 23, 2022 6:13 am
Comments: 28 | Views: 6,358


One afternoon when I was about nine years old, I was standing in the front yard with my younger brother trying to blow bubbles. We didn’t have any store-bought... More
We should not be operating our power grid via text alert, and other observations from the past few days
Sep 9, 2022 7:03 am
Comments: 19 | Views: 5,860


Well, that was an interesting few days. Our electric service should work quietly in the background. Instead it made headlines nearly every day. At times it appeared... More
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