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
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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
How much time do we have left?
Jul 12, 2020 5:46 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 25,718
Welcome back! I hope everyone had a good Independence Day weekend and is staying healthy and hopeful. After a little holiday break we are back at it with today’s... More
Electric vs Gas Heat: Which wins?
Oct 6, 2019 5:48 am
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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
Demystifying heat pump water heaters
Jan 17, 2021 5:25 am
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There is a surprising amount of water heater inertia in our area -- we are clinging to old-style heaters. I’ve been scratching my head about it. Mid-peninsula... More