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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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Thinking of moving? You're not alone.
Oct 18, 2020 5:58 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 10,063

This would be funny if it weren’t also true. Just today (1), I got:
- A warning about extreme heat (a “Heat advisory”)
- A notice about “public... More
Fun and games with your electric meter
Oct 11, 2020 5:31 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 6,341

I remembered the other day that I made a New Year's resolution to decrease our electricity... More
Are American and masculine identity compatible with eco-friendly living?
Oct 4, 2020 5:39 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 5,945

Oh boy. After a week of heat, smoke, COVID news, and a frustrated housebound teenager, not necessarily in that order, I haven’t been entirely excited to do... More
Are our recycling bins too big?
Sep 27, 2020 5:22 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 5,971

Are our recycling bins too big?

That seems like a weird question. We want to recycle, so why would we want smaller bins? Another way to think of the question... More
Is there a polite way to say "Too much plastic"?
Sep 20, 2020 5:35 am
Comments: 31 | Views: 7,587

I probably should have held my tongue. It was a nice event, organized and executed by volunteers. But I was already aggravated because the outdoor lunch was being... More
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