2016 Eco Heroes to Be Honored at Central Park
April 6, 2016
by Judy Moores
The awardees have been chosen for this year’s Cool Davis Eco-Hero and Climate Solutions awards! Thank you to all who nominated this special group of outstanding local citizens. Thanks go out as well to all those who volunteered to tell their unique stories.
Cool Davis will present the awards Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at a ceremony in the US Bicycling Hall of Fame followed by a brief outdoor public presentation at Wednesday Farmers Market Picnic in the Park at 6:30pm.
Our 2016 awardees were chosen for their exemplary actions or achievements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the areas of
- Built energy
In the spirit of the Cool Davis mission, these awardees have worked to shift our community to non-fossil fuel vehicles and modes of transportation, reduce consumption and waste related to food, water, goods, and services, or increased energy efficiency in homes or commercial buildings.
Other criteria included creating innovative solutions to real-life problems that can be replicated by others and showing commitment to ongoing, long-term effort.
Please take the time to come out specially or just pause a moment during your weekly food shopping to show these wonderful members of our community that you support their efforts!
Last year’s awardees:
2015 Climate Solution Awards:
January Climate Movie Circle: “Eating Our Way to Extinction” (online) NEWS FLASH! We’ll start the discussion with a Q&A session with the film’s lead scientist Gerard Bisshop coming to us from #Sydney, Austrailia.
January Climate Movie Circle: "Eating Our Way to Extinction" (online) - Cool Davis
Discussion Sunday, January 15, 1:30 to 3:00pm Online via Zoom