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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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Electric vs Gas Heat: Which wins?
Oct 6, 2019 5:48 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 11,740

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
What is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?
Dec 1, 2019 6:04 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 11,093

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
Calculate your EV mileage (custom for CA)
May 30, 2019 5:53 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 10,361

There was an interesting discussion in the comments of a recent blog post, and I thought it would... More
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 10,081

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
Composting Works
Mar 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 9,848

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
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