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
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
Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Nov 3, 2019 5:21 am
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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
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
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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