Inspire our community
Reduce greenhouse gases
Adapt to a changing climate
Improve quality of life for all.


What is Cool Davis?
What can I do?
How can I get more involved?

Do you know an eco-hero?

Do you know someone or an organization in our community doing great work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Nominate them for Cool Davis’ 2015 Eco-hero or Climate Solutions Award. Deadline: March 27

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Become a Cool Home today

Sign up to become a Cool Home and be part of our community’s effort to become America’s ‘coolest city’ in 2017 and work towards our goal of a being carbon-neutral city by 2050.

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Volunteer with Cool Davis

Read about all the possibilities for action here and then use this form if you wish to volunteer

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How cool are we?

Three Davis residents share their stories on how they lowered their carbon footprint.

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Sustainable Living – ALT. Farming Workshop Series

ALTFarming_announcementThis spring, FARM Davis will host a series of unique workshops for the Davis community. The goal of these workshops is to share valuable skills and to create a space where community members can collaborate in making long-lasting societal change. (more…)

Philip Duffy: “An insider’s view of climate science and policy”

Phillip Duffy, Climate Scientist, offers his views on climate science and policy.

Thursday, April 30 || 4 p.m.
Buehler Alumni & Visitors Center, UC Davis

Dr. Philip B. Duffy, president of the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) in Falmouth, Mass., will present a College Distinguished Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center’s AGR Room. The event is presented by the UC Davis College of Engineering, and will be followed by a reception at 5 p.m. in the adjacent patio. (more…)

Community Choice Energy Forum

CCE picCalifornia’s two operating community choice energy programs will keynote a public forum on Davis’ energy choices on Thursday, April 23, 2015, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Boulevard. The forum is free and registration is not required. (more…)

May is Bike Month

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May is just around the corner, meaning it’s time to sign-up for May is Bike Month. Join a team for your workplace, school, organization, or faith community! Register Here!

There will be lots of events for you to participate in or help out with. Get outside, get some exercise, and have fun!
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This Earth Day Make a Pledge to Cool your Home

Sign-up to become a "Cool Home" at the Earth Day Picnic in the Park on April 22.

By Nick Buxton

Davis residents have a proud history of being leaders on caring for our environment – in just the last few years both the University and the City have won prizes for our efforts and today we are number three in the California league in terms of water conservation. Yet even so, building awareness and support for action on climate change is difficult. (more…)

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Striving for Zero Waste: One Davis Family’s Resolution

The Millet Family is on a journey to produce less waste.

The Millet Family is on a journey to produce less waste.

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