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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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Is "stage 2" the time to try a more pedestrian-friendly downtown?
May 3, 2020 6:09 am
Comments: 39 | Views: 18,855

Should we be allocating more space for people and less space for cars in our downtowns? This question comes up ... More
When to use Marginal Emissions (and when not to)
Sep 29, 2019 10:57 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 18,816

This week’s post is about electricity emissions. Specifically, I want to talk about a concept called “marginal emissions”. This has come up often... More
Hey Palo Altans, how is that plastics ban going?
Feb 2, 2020 6:05 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 18,799

As of January 1, plastic straws, utensils, and stirrers are no longer allowed in Palo... More
Is artificial turf a good option for our dry climate?
Aug 29, 2021 5:41 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 18,755

About twenty-five years ago I had a friend who managed one of the landscaping crews at Stanford. After a few years he left to work elsewhere and explained why. “When... More
We are testing geoengineering, and that is a good thing
May 24, 2020 5:59 am
Comments: 34 | Views: 18,744

Geoengineering is the “deliberate large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment to counteract anthropogenic climate change”. (1) It ... More
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