How to Become a One Cool City
Cool Davis is a citizen group working to support the Davis Climate Action and Adaptation Plan goals to lower our collective carbon footprint. The organization is focused on solutions to help us reduce our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in three main areas: 1) Transportation, 2)…
Festival Celebrates One Cool City
The Cool Davis Festival ran from 9 am to 1:30 pm Saturday, October 13, in Central Park, a new venue for the third annual event. A full schedule of entertainment, activities, informative exhibits and displays helped Davisites make choices that connect a low-carbon lifestyle with…
Vote now for Cool Davis and help us win $5000!
Vote today to help Cool Davis win the $5,000 Community Challenge Grant. Vote at Yolo Federal Credit Union through August 31. Competition with four other great local non-profits is stiff, so every vote for Cool Davis matters! Climate change is real, and it’s already happening. The…
Sustainable Living Tips for Renters
Four UC Davis design students have come up with an imaginative way to share tips for renters looking to save money and reduce their environmental impact. They created their own 2 x 2.5 foot model of a furnished apartment with an accompanying brochure entitled An…
Songs to Move the Earth: A Brief History of Environmental Music
Don’t miss a wonderful evening of music, desserts, wine/iced tea and a talk by environmental writer, editor & musician Lorraine Anderson from 7:15-9:30pm on Saturday September 15 at the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 E. Portage Bay, Davis. The event includes an optional walking tour…
How cool are we?
The CoolCalifornia Challenge began today on April 2 2012. In the next few months, we’ll find out just how cool we really are in Davis, one household at a time. “It’s a fun competition,” says Chris Granger, one of the key Cool Davis organizers. “Every…
Understanding our food print
By Lynne Nittler, cross-posted from Davis Enterprise Our culture teaches us to value what we put on our bodies more than what we put in our bodies. Folks who might gasp at the price of organic heirloom tomatoes will spend quite a lot on a…
Evening in honor of Planet Earth great success!
By Lynne Nittler: When 350.org announced the date of September 24 for their annual global event, I knew immediately how to put together a beautiful gathering. Our Evening in Honor of Planet Earth was created from the talent that lay all around us in this sustainable…
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Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
And thanks @AutumnLabbeRenault for this link chock full of information, education, and celebration (if you missed it Saturday here's the video): Yolo County Virtual Juneteenth Celebration
A message from Racial Justice Advocates from last Saturday June 19: People across the country are celebrating Juneteenth ... a celebration of Black American life, resilience ...
Smithsonian National Museum for African American History & Culture at
HUGE WIN! Maine just became the 1st state to pass a law requiring divestment from fossil fuels!
Other states should follow suit and ensure their public funds don’t drive the climate crisis.
Divestment goes Maine-stream - Grist
Maine just became the first state in the nation to pass an actual law requiring divestment of public funds from oil, gas, and coal companies.
The City is opening a cooling center today (Wed.) from 1pm to 8 pm located at the Davis Senior Center at 646 A St. Please use the 7th St entrance to the West multipurpose room. The cooling center will remain open through Sat. (daily hours 1 pm to 8 pm). Masks are required.