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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A Primer on Prime
Feb 24, 2019 6:24 am
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A few years after grad school, I was living in an old ranch house in Los Altos Hills with some friends. Two of us biked to work along the windy roads near the house... More
The Other Greenhouse Gas
Feb 17, 2019 7:42 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,503
One of the things that I think has given global warming a bad name (besides, well, the fact that it’s global warming), is that it can seem like everything
Hey! Leggo My Beef!
Mar 3, 2019 6:17 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 6,305
And now a word from our guest blogger, Sam. Thoughts?
If you don’t mind, I’d like to have a real conversation here. Because if by ==I “A... More
What is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?
Dec 1, 2019 6:04 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 6,174
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
Skeptics, Dupes, and Paranoids
Sep 1, 2019 6:03 am
Comments: 33 | Views: 6,168
I am a natural-born skeptic. I like to question things and play devil’s advocate, so much so that for a while some friends called me “Sherry Contrary”.... More
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Short story writers wanted!
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 March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.