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.
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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…
More than Scientists, a new website
Review by Lynne Nittler There’s a new, irresistible website that just launched March 16. It’s the kind of personal story-telling that short videos make possible as they draw you in, and then leave you moved and thoughtful long afterwards. Some will change you. In an…
International Antarctic Expedition 2015
EcoWatch is chronicling the International Antarctic Expedition 2015 led by Robert Swan, a polar explorer and environmentalist. The trip began March 13 and will end March 25. Robert Swan was the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the South Pole (in 1984) and the…
The Moral Urgency of Climate Action
By Lynne Nittler In a flood of extinctions and on-rushing global warming, what can one person do to change the course of the river? Why should anyone try? Cool Davis invites the public to a feisty talk on Friday, March 6, that also will touch…
Davis Faith Groups Take Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Story Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. February 17, 2015 Community Invited to March 7 Conference Do we have a moral obligation to take action to protect the future of a planet in peril? By Lynne Nittler Kathleen Dean Moore posed this question to 100 world visionaries…
What Can One Person Do? The Moral Urgency of Climate Action
In a flood of extinctions and on-rushing global warming, what can one person do to change the course of the river? Cool Davis invites the public to hear… acclaimed climate speaker and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore speak on our imperiled planet and offer inspiration and meaningful actions….
Interfaith Climate Conference – Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Standing at the cliff edge of climate chaos…Where do we find the courage and the hope? The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice invites people of faith and the public to the third annual Interfaith Climate Conference to hear author and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore…
Butterfly Vegan Bakery joins the Cool Davis Coalition
“Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls, Chocolate Brownie Muffins, Berry Vanilla cake,” Parvaneh Keivanfar names some of the desserts offered by her business, Butterfly Vegan Bakery, and my mouth waters. Parvaneh, whose Persian name translates to “butterfly,” is on a sweet mission to introduce Davis to vegan…
Bolivia Gives Legal Rights To The Earth
(From http://earthweareone.com/bolivia-gives-legal-rights-to-the-earth/) Bolivia is to become the first country in the world to give nature comprehensive legal rights in an effort to halt climate change and the exploitation of the natural world, and to improve quality of life for the Bolivian people. Developed by…
Meteorological Study Predicts Megadroughts in the U.S. southwest
Everyone is concerned about the third year of drought in California, but things could get worse. A recent study concludes that the chances of a megadrought for the U.S. southwest is now at 50%. A drought lasting 30 years or more could hit southern California,…
Quake Shows need for Resilient Energy Infrastructure
Review of article by Elena Krieger The recent earthquake in the Napa area raises all kinds of concerns for us as we consider the implications of a serious quake closer to home. What if the quake causes a fire? What if the power is knocked…
Valero DEIR Comments are Successful
By Lynne Nittler The DEIR comments for the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project in Benicia closed on September 15, with a final landslide of important letters critical of the project arriving on the last day. Attorneys and others who have looked at the quality and quantity of…
An Invitation to Change Everything
If possible, on September 21 travel to New York City and join tens of thousands in the People’s Climate March two days before the United Nations Climate Summit 2014….Or, join us here in Davis for exhibits, speakers, films, and actions. It’s a modest way to…
Bike to Davis – Ride Amtrak home for Free!
John Swann has put together a plan to encourage more visitors to check out downtown Davis and at the same time explore the use of clean transportation options! Bak2Sac offers a free Amtrak Capitol Corridor ticket to Sacramento for those who ride two wheels into…
Oil Train DEIR Comments & Other Actions
The City of Benicia has extended the comment period on the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) until September 15th. Yolano Climate Action is hosting the last public letter-writing workshop on September 7. The DEIR is an opportunity for individuals to voice their…
Crude-oil trains through Davis: It’s time for action
Cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise, June 8, 2014 What: Workshop on how to respond to a draft EIR, featuring a PowerPoint presentation by Davis city staffer Mike Webb, sponsored by Yolano Climate Action When: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 Where: Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall, 421 D St….
Cool Davis Partner: Greiner, Heating and Air, Inc.
“Greiner steps outside of the box for whole-home energy efficiency; we don’t just swap out boxes,” says Shaun Satterwhite, the General Manager, “Greiner recognizes the importance of installing energy efficient systems. And it doesn’t stop there. Our company offers solar electric installation, insulation, and tankless…
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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