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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What is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?
Dec 1, 2019 6:04 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 18,318
When I first started reading about climate change and all of the carbon dioxide emissions, I wondered what they meant by a “ton” of carbon dioxide, or... More
Electric vs Gas Heat: Which wins?
Oct 6, 2019 5:48 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 14,124
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
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 12,307
Now that Halloween is over, ‘tis the season for holiday shopping. I’ve been wondering whether shopping in stores or online generates fewer emissions.... More
Wonders of the water: Meet the tide pool whisperer of the San Mateo coastline
Dive into the aquatic oddities, coastal creatures and other rapidly-disappearing denizens of the Peninsula shores.
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Vons drops Korean fried chicken on downtown Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 23,681 views
Are our recycling bins too big?
By Sherry Listgarten | 14 comments | 2,835 views
Nov. 3 -- a critical election -- and now your comments on the first debate
By Diana Diamond | 17 comments | 1,868 views
I am Voting Yes on Measure RR to Provide Caltrain a Dedicated Revenue Source
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,677 views
Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,605 views
Benefiting local non-profits
The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.