Double Up on Solar Davis

Check out our SOLAR PAGE for ways to save and contractor selection tips. JOIN the DOUBLE UP on SOLAR CAMPAIGN!  Help your community reach the new 2020 solar goals!

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Big Day of Giving 2016

THANK YOU! What a challenging but amazing day + ! Donations in our region totaled over 5.7 million and counting. Cool Davis reached a new high of nearly $7000.

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

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Become a Cool Home

Help our community reach its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050

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Donate Your Used Car

Looking to upgrade to an electric or hybrid?

Want to support Cool Davis?

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Volunteer with Cool Davis

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Special thanks to our sponsors

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Cool Davis wants to give a huge thank you to our sponsors that help us do our crucial work.

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Gathering Inspired to Break with Fear

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December 2, 2016

One hundred and seven earnest listeners crowded into the Davis Community Church Fireside Room on November 29 to a hear a talk titled, Breaking with Fear: Building justice, solidarity, and compassion in a climate of insecurity.

Davis scholar-activist Nick Buxton discussed his book, The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations Are Shaping a Climate-Changed World, and people hung on every word. (more…)

Shop Like It Matters: Give Green, Shop Local This Holiday Season

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December 2, 2016

Every year we’re faced with the choice of letting the holidays stress us out with a frenzied dash to make that list and check it twice or to allow the season to be a source of joy and inspiration.

Most of us probably manage to fall somewhere in the middle. But do we make the most of the opportunity?

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Children Fight for Right to a Stable Climate System

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November 30, 2016

By Mike Kluk

Regardless of political persuasion, if you accept the overwhelming scientific evidence that climate change is real and is caused by human activity, these are unsettling times.

The new administration cavalierly dismisses climate change as a Chinese hoax and has threatened to pull the United States out of the Paris Accords. Potential leadership at the EPA and the Department of the Interior are — at a minimum — very discouraging.

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Global Emissions Rate Leveling Off Absent Coal

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December 1, 2016

by Mike Kluk

New data shows that the yearly increase in global CO2 emissions has fallen to .2 percent per year from a 3 percent rate of ten years ago. That is a good news/bad news number. The year to year quantity of worldwide emissions is still increasing but this significant slowdown demonstrates that with concerted effort, the needle can move in the right direction.

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Local Leadership and Local Support More Important Than Ever

Bill Heinicke

“This is not about winning; there is no finish line, no election day, just a new opportunity each morning to encourage, educate, and build.”

— Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute, Santa Rosa, November 2016

Dear Neighbor,

As we face the greatest challenge of our time — global climate change — local leadership is more important than ever.  Whatever changes at the federal level, Cool Davis is committed to climate action in our community.

We are asking for your help and your donations to support this work!

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Tinker, tailor, eco-hero

Larry Fisher

Larry Fisher in the backyard where he converts trash into useful goods

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