A New Shade of Green | Sherry Listgarten | Mountain View Online |

Local Blogs

A New Shade of Green
A New Shade of Green

By Sherry Listgarten

E-mail Sherry Listgarten | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Electric vs Gas Heat: Which wins?
Oct 6, 2019 5:48 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 10,447

With colder weather coming, it’s a good time to think about our heating emissions. They represent a sizable chunk of California’s overall emissions,... More
Composting Works
Mar 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 8,890

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 take a bus to LA?
Jul 28, 2019 5:59 am
Comments: 37 | Views: 8,868

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
Hey Palo Altans, how is that plastics ban going?
Feb 2, 2020 6:05 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 8,796

As of January 1, plastic straws, utensils, and stirrers are no longer allowed in Palo... More
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 8,793

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
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 14

ARCHIVES


Get fact-based reporting on the COVID-19 crisis sent to your inbox daily.

'A devastating impact:' The coronavirus claims Clarke's Charcoal Broiler, Mountain View's oldest operating restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 29 comments | 11,319 views

Coronavirus Food Safety Update + New! Insider Tips
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 4,392 views

A Pragmatic Approach to A Trillion Trees
By Sherry Listgarten | 1 comment | 2,832 views

The University of California’s flexible policies during COVID-19
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 6 comments | 2,046 views

Repairing a Disagreement with your Beloved & “Physical” vs. “Social” Distancing
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,579 views

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

View Details