Who is the Coolest? Davis or Sacramento?
Davis’ competitive streak (!) reached new heights last month, as Sacramento and Davis battled it out for the title of Coolest Californian city in the state-wide city challenge to reduce carbon emissions. Davis initially won the title in June – and a welcome $10,000 prize…
Unitrans teams up with Cool Davis to promote public transport
Unitrans, which has offered bus services for university members and Davis residents since 1968 is the latest organisation to join the Cool Davis coalition.
City of Davis and Schools sponsor Renewable Energy Bill
Davis’ schools and Joe Krovoza, the mayor of Davis have co-sponsored a bill by Senator Lois Walk, that could allow Californian residents to get their power from renewable resources and thereby create new investment and jobs across California.
May 5: Come join Flash Flood Mob at Yolo Bypass Levee!
At 9:30am on Saturday May 5, a Flash Flood Mob will converge on top of the levee at the Yolo causeway with umbrellas, a banner of lapping waves and orange dots symbolizing heavy rain storms and flooding.
Communications intern wanted!
Are you a good writer and passionate about taking action to stop climate change? Do you want to gain experience of working with professional communicators based in Davis? Can you spare a few hours every week? Cool Davis Initiative is looking for an intern who…
YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip film!
50 States. 1 Year. Zero Garbage? The YERT or Your Environmental Road Trip film documents an extraordinary journey. Come share the adventures, the innovations and the laughs! Cool Davis invites the public to a YERT showing at the Veterans Memorial Theater on Tuesday, March 20…
Monticello Seasonal Cuisine
Monticello restaurant, a business partner of Cool Davis Initiative, found out that investing in sustainability saved huge amounts on their PG&E bill and cemented strong relationships with the Davis and Yolo county community.
Taking back power to tackle climate change
By Nick Buxton, published in Davis Enterprise “You’ve been negotiating all my life,” a Maine student shouted out to a room packed full of climate experts and experienced diplomats at the United Nations climate conference earlier this month. “In that time, you’ve failed to meet…
Cool Davis festival: fun for everyone
There are lots of reasons that people will come to the Cool Davis Festival this Sunday 2-5:30 at the Veterans Memorial Central. But Festival organizers just hope people will come to have fun! The children will lead the way! Peregrine school will be returning with…
Fashion designers to turn trash into treasure
We Americans have a lot of stuff and we dispose of a lot of stuff, and all that stuff we throw away, took a lot of energy to create. John Johnston, local resident and Environmental Engineering Professor at Sac State likes to tell his students…
Eco-heroes to be honored at Cool Davis Festival
Great piece published in the Davis Enterprise today: cross-posted here. Passion, conviction and humility sum up the four Davis residents who will be honored as Eco-heroes at the 2011 Cool Davis Festival. All four have made careful decisions about how they wish to live in…
Cool Davis Co-Sponsors Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Davis
The 5th Annual 2011 Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival on Tour is back in Davis! The Festival will feature inspirational films that share stories about the environment and community participation. This year’s event will include a silent auction and raffle. The Festival will be…
Cool Davis thanks festival sponsors
Cool Davis Initiative would like to thank the various community organizations that have supported the festival. If you would like to donate to Cool Davis, please visit Cool Davis Foundation and show your support! Visit our Festival Sponsorship page for a full list of donors.
Cool Davis Foundation
The Cool Davis Foundation, is a fundraising non-profit organization that supports initiatives related to the Cool Davis Initiative, environmental stewardship, and eco-justice. Until September 2011, it hosted together with the City of Davis most information on the Initiative. Its website is still live and can be visited…
January Climate Movie Circle: “Eating Our Way to Extinction” (online) NEWS FLASH! We’ll start the discussion with a Q&A session with the film’s lead scientist Gerard Bisshop coming to us from #Sydney, Austrailia.
January Climate Movie Circle: "Eating Our Way to Extinction" (online) - Cool Davis
Discussion Sunday, January 15, 1:30 to 3:00pm Online via Zoom