Final Oil train hearings in early February – Speak up now!
Every voice counts! The public is invited to both hearings! The California oil train sagas continue with an urgent next chapter for both the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project in Benicia and the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project in San Luis Obispo. Both cities will hold…
Save-the-Date: Climate Conference on March 5th at St. Jame
The 4th Annual Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice Conference features keynote speaker Joan Brown, a Franciscan Sister, recipient of the 2015 White House Champion of Change award, and Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. Our feisty speaker will share her experiences at…
Please sign on: West Coast Cities People’s Declaration: No New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure, Just Transition Now
The following letter from Daphne Wysham in Portland, Oregon, invites individuals and organizations to sign on to a West Coast Cities People’s Declaration: No New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure, Just Transition Now. Scroll down to read this important Declaration.
Paris Climate Talks Articles Worth Reading
There’s a lot to read about the Paris Climate Talks, and it’s hard to navigate your way to the most significant articles. Here are a few worth reading on weather-related disasters, climate refugees, Naomi Klein’s take on silencing the most impacted by climate change and…
Nov. 29 Climate Vigil: Think Global, Act Local
Dear friends, What a beautiful evening! Thank you all for bringing your gifts and coming together to launch the Paris Climate Talks in such a grounded way at our Interfaith Prayer Vigil at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation. How grateful I am for…
Interfaith Alliance introduces Meatless Monday
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for climate Justice has introduced Interfaith Meatless Monday to most of its 11 member congregations. Joining Meatless Monday is One Simple Thing we can do to address climate change. For the health of the planet, for our own health, to save water,…
Climate Vigil on Eve of Paris Talks
On November 29, the eve of the Paris Climate Talks, our prayers will join those of other citizens of the world in support of the actions of our world leaders to preserve the environment and our shared home. We’re running out of time. Now is…
A Personal Reflection: The Heroes and Heroines of the CA Climate Leadership Bills
By Lynne Nittler The news headlines have been gloomy for those of us who were so hopeful only a few months ago when the CA Senate began passing the 12 California Climate Leadership Bills. “How oil won the battle for SB 350” “How Long will…
One Simple Thing… Meatless Monday!
October is a delicious month as the colorful fall harvest of winter squash, pomegranates, and nuts is gathered. Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice appropriately chose October to introduce Interfaith Meatless Monday to 10 local faith communities. Eating less meat one day a week is…
Live well! Vivir bien!”
Ever wondered about downsizing? Living a slower life? William (Bill) Powers, author of New Slow City will offer his insights on these topics as the keynote speaker at a Cool Davis workshop, “Living Well Today.” His presentation will include insights from his personal attempts to…
Live Well! Viva Bien!
Sign up now! Ever wondered about downsizing? Living a slower life? National best-selling author of New Slow City, William Powers will share his personal efforts to live a slow, intentional life in one of the world’s fastest cities – New York – when he gives the keynote talk…
CA Climate Leadership Bills: Powering the New Economy
California is a national and international leader in climate change legislation. The promising words in Governor Brown’s State of the State Address in February, 2015 have been transformed into a dozen powerful bills comprising the California Climate Leadership Bill Package found here. The subtitle is…
Davis residents protest oil trains through town!
Over eighty Davis residents showed up on Saturday, July 11, in fiery red, yellow, and orange shirts to awaken the town to the danger of oil trains transporting highly flammable Bakken crude and toxic tar sands crude oil to refineries in Benicia and San Luis…
The Pope’s Encyclical and Climate Change: Two visitors at the Vatican
The Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change is an amazing document. It is poetic, visionary, insightful, pragmatic, beautiful… Addressed to “every living person on this planet” it lays out the interconnected problems facing humanity and calls for urgent dialogue and action. His words will open you…
Dear Future Generations: Sorry!
For our 45th Earth Day Celebration, Rapper Prince EA wrote a letter for the future to startle us into action in the present. Set in the stark Amazon desert where once a dense canopy of trees teemed with life, he spoke apologetically of extinctions and…
Videos of Kathleen Dean Moore, Panel, and Workshops
Cool Davis and the Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice brought an eloquent climate speaker – author and nature advocate Kathleen Dean Moore – to Davis for a community talk on March 6 and as the keynote speaker for the third annual Interfaith Climate Conference on…
Cool Davis 2015 Eco Hero and Climate Solution Awards
Each year Cool Davis recognizes “Eco-heroes” – Davis residents who model how to incorporate sustainable practices into their work, civic, and everyday lives. Acting out of personal conviction, they do “the right thing” for themselves, our community, and our planet.
Interested in learning about sustainability?
Join ESLP this Spring quarter at UC Davis! Engage in discussion with educators, environmentalists, students and community members from April 7 – May 26. Learn about Recyclables: the next generation. Engage in discussion on Water Conservation. Look into food justice and urban gardens. Learn the…
NASA Scientist looks at Jet-Stream Data
Review of article by Jay Famiglietti by Lynne Nittler We’re all aware of the CA drought. We know we’re entering a 4th year, and it’s serious. But the analysis of NASA scientist Jay Famiglietti that we really have about one year of water left in…
Message for 350 national:
In just one week, millions of us will be hitting the streets around the world to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels.
But we need your help now.
Watch these short video messages of climate strikers talking about why they will be “out of the office/school/home/etc” on September 20th - and share. Or record your own message to share on social media.
We’re out of office. Are you with us?
We are out of patience, out of time, and out of options. We need everyone everywhere - workers, teachers, parents, neighbors - to spread the word and join the youth leading this fight in the streets for climate justice. And you can help.
Get the word out and inspire others to get “out of office” on September 20th. Take two minutes to record your own custom message to your online community, sharing your reasons for joining the Global Climate Strike.
And don’t forget to add the hashtags if you create your own message - use #climatestrike #strikewithus and #outoftheoffice so we can see everything being shared and amplify. And don’t forget to link to globalclimatestrike.net so you spread the word about Global Climate Strikes kicking off in a week, on September 20th.
Ready, set, go! Tell everyone you’ll be out of the office, school, home or wherever you are with our downloadable videos (if you don’t want to record your own, just share one of ours) – and ask others to join you.
Thanks for sharing,
P.S. Haven’t RSVPed for a Climate Strike near you? There are almost 700 actions happening around the country on September 20th so sign up to join one today. ... See MoreSee Less
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