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A New Shade of Green
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 Mashups (+ Quiz!)
Apr 7, 2019 6:17 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 8,008

Utilities across the state have been told to lower emissions and use more renewable power sources. How are they doing? It’s surprisingly fun to look at the... More
A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 7,806

One of the amazing things about the power grid is that when you flip on a light switch, the power for the light is generated right then. There is no “pool”... More
Can you Pay to Reduce your Carbon Footprint?
Jan 26, 2020 6:03 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 7,725

Google’s data centers are carbon-neutral. My household is carbon-neutral. Palo Alto Utility’s natural gas service is carbon neutral. How can this be?... More
A Primer on Prime
Feb 24, 2019 6:24 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 7,548

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
If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
Apr 21, 2019 6:13 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 7,547

The bad news: The Earth is sick, and getting sicker. The good news: We know how to make it better, and we can all help!

Earth Day is this Monday (April 22), so... More
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