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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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The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 13,706

I was talking with my mom the other day about electric cars. Since I’d just written a blog post on our power grid, I reminded her not to charge her EV in the... More
Would you take a bus to LA?
Jul 28, 2019 5:59 am
Comments: 37 | Views: 12,909

Buses are climate-friendly, cheap to ride, and don’t require any special tracks or right of ways. They are an important transportation alternative on our warming... More
Composting Works
Mar 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 12,809

The question that I was asked the most when I started this blog was: “Can you please find out what is happening with our recycling?” There has been a... More
Would you want a wind turbine in your backyard?
Jun 14, 2020 5:52 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 12,803

After I posted about the use of eminent domain for power... More
Is "stage 2" the time to try a more pedestrian-friendly downtown?
May 3, 2020 6:09 am
Comments: 39 | Views: 12,769

Should we be allocating more space for people and less space for cars in our downtowns? This question comes up ... More
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