Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice Urges Support for Cool Davis
The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice was formed as a working group of Cool Davis in 2014. Since then YIACJ has offered many ways for the faith community to engage in discussion and action to slow the climate crisis. As Cool Davis celebrates its 10th…
Will CalSTRS and CalPERS Divest from Fossil Fuels?
Divestment from the fossil fuel industry is a powerful tool to reduce carbon emissions. The traditional energy sector has been losing money for at least the past six years, and recent studies show divestment from fossil fuels is also financially prudent. Fossil Free California is…
Welcome to Our New Cool Davis Campaign Manager!
Cool Davis is pleased to introduce Erin Reddy, our new Campaign Manager! Erin enthusiastically embraces the Cool Davis mission to inspire the Davis community to reduce GHG emissions, adapt to a changing climate, and improve the quality of life for all. This job is just…
The Challenge of Eco-Driving a Plug-in Prius
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published four years ago today. Eco-driving is a simple thing everyone can do whether they drive a Prius or not. Dig in for more details. I love eco-driving in my 2012 Prius plug-in! It’s more fun than a video…
City of Davis to Declare Climate Emergency with Resolution
On March 5th, the Davis City Council voted to declare a climate emergency that threatens our city, region, state, nation, civilization, humanity, and the natural world. The Council voted unanimously in favor of the “Resolution Declaring a Climate Emergency and Proposing Mobilization Efforts to Restore…
Commentary: Register for interfaith climate conference
“Fires should occur in Hades, not Paradise. Climate change is changing everything!” Jim Cramer, conservation chair for Sierra Club Yolano Group, mixes fact with fiction to make the point that climate change is contributing to extreme events like the recent floods in North Carolina, hurricane…
Cool Davis says goodbye to a good friend, Eldridge Moores
ELDRIDGE MORTON MOORES III OCTOBER 13, 1938 – OCTOBER 28, 2018 A celebration of the life of Eldridge Morton Moores III will take place at 3:30pm, November 18, 2018 in Wright Hall, Main Theater, on the campus of UC Davis. The UC Davis Symphony concert,…
Sacred Grove Performance Art to Connect Community with Greenbelt Trees
A small patch of Davis greenbelt will be transformed into a “Sacred Grove” for three evenings this weekend. It may change your relationship to your local greenbelt and its living community long after. Sacred Grove is an outdoor interactive live performance and art installation created…
100% Renewable Energy for CA with SB100
With the beginning of a new California Assembly session this month, Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon will likely focus attention on his bill SB100. The 100% clean, renewable electricity bill passed in the Senate last May would accelerate California’s current mandate to achieve…
St. James Environmental Justice Group Joins Cool Davis
The St. James Environmental Justice Group is small, and at first glance, quietly unassuming. But just ask them about what concerns them, what they have accomplished, and what they have in mind next, and their passion pours out. They are an energetic, committed group. As…
Screening of Film ‘From the Ashes’ by Interfaith Alliance
Wednesday, June 14 at 6 pm
Sacred Earth: Elemental Community in Song, Word, and Action
Come honor and celebrate the four elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Six conspiring women with creative talents, led by local musician and director Laura Sandage, present “Sacred Earth,” an evening of song, meditation, prayer, and reverence on Friday, June 9, at 7:00pm at the…
Soil: The Forgotten Gift Underfoot
Tony Rolfes, a career state soil scientist, will present “Soil: the Forgotten Gift Underfoot” on Sunday, April 30 from 3-4:30 pm at Congregation Bet Haverim (1715 Anderson Road, Davis). The talk, followed by questions and answers and a short reception, is sponsored by the Yolo…
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