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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Palo Altans and their Virtue Signaling
Nov 17, 2019 6:14 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 6,141
Self-righteous. Pretentious. Sanctimonious. The list of choice adjectives applied to people who take “eco-friendly” actions goes on. Why is it that we... More
Looking for Leaks
Mar 24, 2019 6:18 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,979
You can help the planet, your home, and
your wallet by looking for gas leaks. Not bad for a few minutes of work. Here’s why, and how.
Along with ... More
What, You're Still Driving?!
May 5, 2019 5:45 am
Comments: 36 | Views: 5,845
Yeah, me too. What’s up with that? Aren’t we all supposed to be on bikes and buses?
A few months ago I was trying out a friend’s climate app.... More
Can Americans Be Green?
Feb 9, 2019 7:24 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 5,644
If you think the online comments in this paper can get snarky, you should read some of the popular climate authors. For example: “==I Rich people emit more carbon,... 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.