The Plant-Based Journey with Lani Muelrath
On April 10 Interfaith Meatless Monday invites the public to a talk by Lani Muelrath about her new book, The Plant-Based Journey. She divides the journey into five basic steps to guide people making the transition to a diet of vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes, fruits,…
Radical Hope with Fred Small
Radical Hope: an Evening of Songs and Conscience with Fred Small provides an uplifting note to inspire our own continuing climate justice work. Hear him Saturday, April 9 at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis. Seating is limited. Online sign up is below.
Yolo Move-On joins Cool Davis
Yolo Move-On is a natural partner for Cool Davis. Their mission statement describes them as an active, local subset of the larger community of more than 8 million Americans from all walks of life who use the connective power of the internet and personal political…
Mutual Housing California: Transforming Lives and Building Community
Cool Davis welcomes Mutual Housing California, through its local affiliate Mutual Housing Yolo, as its latest coalition partner. For more than 25 years, the nonprofit organization, which provides housing for low wage workers and their families, has been “bridging the green divide” by bringing solar…
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…
Learn about current Biden Administration environment updates and our local energy utility Valley Clean Energy at the video recording of the Cool Davis Q1 Coalition meeting. Super informative!
Welcome Chris Granger, Exec Dir, Cool Davis, Coalition check-ins
Biden Administration environment updates with Michael McCormick, Cool Davis Board Chair
Valley Clean Energy overview and details with Mitch Sears, General Manager
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Watch the video recording of the Cool Davis Q1 Coalition meeting. Super informative! Featuring Michael McCormick, Cool Davis Board Chair, and @VCleanEnergy overview and details with Mitch Sears, Valley Clean Energy General Manager. @CityofDavis
Short and sweet March newsletter: Read about ... Kim Stanley Robinson, Electric Trucks, Resilience Preparations, Public Bank, Awesome Volunteers, and upcoming @cityofdavis Environmental Recognition Awards. Spread the word about electric trucks @SacEV! https://www.cooldavis.org/civicrm?civiwp=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fmailing%2Fview&id=1027
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Purchases of ”The Ministry For The Future” by Kim Stanley Robinson at @AvidReaderBookstore in Davis include a bookplate signed by the author! 12 in stock now!