Donate Your Used Car

Looking to upgrade to an electric or hybrid?

Want to support Cool Davis?

Learn more about making a CARS donation

> Read more

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?

Become a Cool Home

Help our community reach its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050

Sign up to become a Cool Home




> Read more

Volunteer with Cool Davis

Learn more about volunteering

Sign up to volunteer now

> Read more

Big Day of Giving 2016

May 3rd 2016 is this year’s Big Day of Giving. Last year Cool Davis received over $4000 for its crucial work to reduce our community’s carbon footprint from last year’s BDOG.

> Read more

Earth & Eros: A Celebration in Words and Photographs

Lorraine Anderson will read and show photographs from her book on May 7th.

Lorraine Anderson, a former resident of Davis, will share a multimedia presentation of her new book, Earth and Eros: A Celebration in Words and Photographs.  Over the last twelve years, Lorraine has gathered vivid sensual writing about people in relation to nature – short poems and prose pieces by nearly seventy writers – and paired the words with evocative nature photographs by Bruce Hodge to create this book.  The one-hour program begins at 7:30 pm at the Village Homes Community Center (2661 Portage Bay East) on Saturday, May 7th.   Cool Davis is hosting the reading.  Donations are appreciated at the door.  Sign-up to attend here. (more…)

Parolek Offers Innovative Downtown Zoning

Daniel Parolek

April 11, 2016

by Judy Corbett

Daniel Parolek will speak as part of the Davis Futures Forum’s speaker series Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Davis Council Chambers at 3:30pm and Davis Community Church at 7:00pm.


Benicia hears oil train concerns from Davisites

Lots of folks from Davis came to testify against the Valero Crude-by-rail Project before the Benicia City Council on April 4th, including local officials.

Cross posted from the Davis Enterprise, April 6, 2016

By Lynne Nittler

Davis was well-represented at the Benicia City Council hearing for the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project this Monday evening.  Of the approximately 48 people who spoke, 12 came from Davis or Dixon, and another 6 came from Sacramento. (more…)

Communications Team Leadership Shifts

Leslie Crenna digs in at the Community Garden on Fifth Street

April 8, 2016

After years of valuable service, Nick Buxton is passing on the torch as Cool Davis Communications Coordinator in an effort to bring some sanity back to his schedule. Cool Davis is grateful for Nick’s passionate and knowledgeable contributions to our mission over these past few years.

While Nick will still be available for consultation and support, the month-to-month operation of the team will be under the guidance of Leslie Crenna.


Cool Davis Communications Looking for Talent

New Cool Davis Logo

April 4, 2016

The Cool Davis Communications Team is searching for talented and enthusiastic volunteers and/or interns to dedicate about 10 hours per month (or 2 hours a week).

Contact Leslie Crenna at for more information or to get on board.


More Posts »

Davis Bike Collective: 2013 Climate Solution Award

Davis Bike Collective

Jason Moore, Jan Wright, and Matt Seitzler have been with the Davis Bike Collective since the begining. They helped establish the Bike Church which eventually became today's Bike Forth at Fourth and L Streets.

“Like the Cool Davis Initiative to join our Facebook network!