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
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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
I don't believe in laundry strips
Mar 7, 2021 5:29 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 24,274
I don’t believe in laundry strips. Is something wrong with me, and what does this mean for our chances of dealing with climate change?
The Best Time to Charge an EV
May 12, 2019 6:05 am
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==I Note: The content in this post is largely specific to the state of California. Other regions will have different power mixes, so the best times to charge an... 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
Kill two birds with one ... mini-split!
Feb 28, 2021 5:46 am
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Mini-splits are the multi-tools of HVAC. They can heat, they can cool, and they are very modular -- you can put in as few or as many as you want, where you want.... More