PART I: 2020 Article Series ‘Looking Back, Looking Forward’
Recognizing the climate science, recommiting to action On June 10, 2010, the City of Davis adopted its first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, laying out goals and actions for our community to become carbon neutral by 2050. At that time, there were few jurisdictions in…
Thank You, Davis! You’re Amazing!
Cool Davis is amazed and awed by the generosity of those who donated this past Big Day of Giving, Thursday, May 7. The giving from to our match fund, as well as online and offline gifts kept arriving over the course of the week, with…
From Cool Davis Director and Staff: Corona Virus and Community Resilience
We here at Cool Davis are working to adapt and respond to the challenges due to COVID-19 and our shelter-in-place directive. We are well, working from home, and meeting regularly online. We are continuing to work at the service of our community as we have…
Act Up! Give Thanks!
As smoke from the Camp Fire hangs upon our community, many Cool Davis donors and volunteers are watching in anguish at the impacts of the fire on our neighbors to the north. As we contemplate the days ahead, each of us must do whatever we…
Tax Changes and Your Choices for 2018
Recent tax policy changes have generated concerned for non-profits like Cool Davis. Keep in mind there are some silver linings ringing the recent changes: Numerous local donors are dedicated to our work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainable and resilient solutions. We trust that…
Revitalizing Downtown Davis for Sustainability
May 23, 2017 Dan Zack, former Downtown Development Coordinator for Redwood City, will share his experiences on Thursday May 25th at 7pm (RSVP Now!) in the City Council Chambers as part of the Davis Futures Forum series. Dan will describe the brick-and-mortar realization of a community vision…
Big Day of Success! Cool Davis builds fund for household action!
May 8, 2017 Thank you, Davis! Because of you Cool Davis had a very successful day on Big Day of Giving! We raised $17,732 which got us close to our goal of $20,000. Cool Davis also added a number of new donors to our circle…
What are you doing with your CA Climate Credit?
Twice a year, millions of California residents receive a credit on their utility bill identified as the “California Climate Credit.” The Climate Credit is one of many programs resulting from landmark legislation called the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. Taken together, these programs are cutting…
Hey Davis! Ready to Give Cool and Give Big May 4th?
BIG GOALS for Big Day of Giving — $20,000 Give Now to Cool Davis! Cool Davis is launching the next phase of our Cool Homes outreach efforts this fall! Volunteer leaders must be trained and program activities prepared for the fall. The BigDay of Giving…
State of the Climate: A Local View
Special Earth Day Edition April 21, 2017 Cross posted from the Davis Enterprise From page A5 By Chris Granger, Executive Director, Cool Davis According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association, an organization whose federal funding is currently at risk, the years 2014-2016 were the hottest on…
Real progress on local goals
April 21, 2017 By Robb Davis, Mayor of Davis Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise | From page A5 So how are we doing on our sustainability goals, Davis? Well, there has been a lot of progress since the City Council adopted the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan…
Smile On, Keep Calm, and Give Cool!
On December 2nd the Davis Green Drinks chapter hosted Danny Kennedy, Managing Director of the California Clean Energy Fund, who spoke about the clean energy revolution taking place all over the planet. It was one of the most uplifting conversations we’ve had locally in this…
2015 The Hottest Year on Record
Re-posted from http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=87359 2015 was the warmest year ever recorded on Earth, and it was not even close. On January 20, 2016, scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their analyses of surface temperatures for the past year. The NASA…
Get Your Brown On!
City-Wide Organics Collection Coming July/August 2016! By July/August 2016, the current system of collecting yard waste loose in the street will change to a hybrid system of yard waste piles and organics carts. Once the Organics Program begins, all residents and business in Davis will…
Community Choice Energy Forum – Feb 11th
February 11, 2016, 6:30 pm Veterans Memorial Center Club Room Electricity in Davis with greater consumer choice, local control, double the green energy and competitive rates? How is this possible? On February 11, 2016, come to the Veterans Memorial Center Club Room at 6:30 p.m….
Give Cool on Giving Tuesday
This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Cool Davis, many of our partners and other local non-profits are participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. We invite you to join the movement and to help get out the give this December 1. •…
Learn to Install a Laundry Greywater System
Ever wonder where all that water goes once you’re done with it? Your shower, the kitchen sink, the bathroom. The answer is simple: the wastewater treatment plant located northeast of town just past the landfill.
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Davis neighbors this is a super opportunity! Learn about improving personal and community resiliency! Sep 26 · Driving on Sunshine: Solar, Batteries, and Electric Vehicles - Nextdoor https://nextdoor.com/events/3712922?init_source=twitter_share
In 2010, Davis became first city in CA to commit to carbon neutrality. We can proudly say that we have joined together with hundreds of volunteers to assist thousands of residents to to achieve that goal. Celebrate, then make a plan for your next steps. http://www.cooldavis.org/cool-solutions
Driving on Sunshine plans sparking! 2 local webinars, at least 12 home video tours, and scores of national-level FREE opportunities. Incentives for solar, batteries, and used and new electric vehicles still substantial! @DavisCity @VCleanEnergy @sacev
Driving on Sunshine Week: Program and Resources - Cool Davis
Driving on Sunshine Program and Videos Sept 26th - Oct 4th, 2020 ONLINE and FREE
By the 2040 to 2070 period, the Sacramento Region will experience as many as 24 to 35 extreme heat days per year, up from 3-4 days historically. We are already seeing record heat waves this year. @cap_climate UHI mitigation report shares solutions: https://bit.ly/31U1jb4
Although anyone can suffer from heat-related illness, some people are at greater risk than others. Check regularly on:
-Infants & children
-Ppl aged 65 or older
-Ppl who have a mental illness
-Ppl who are physically ill, especially w/heart disease or ⬆️ blood pressure