Dr. Baca to address city planning impacts on health at Davis Futures Forum
Wednesday April 4th 7pm Davis Community Chambers
Pupils Pedal for Polar Bears
Davis schoolchildren had even more incentive to bicycle or walk to school this month. Their mileage earned points to save polar bears! The final results are in: 9071 trips 18 polar bear adoptions 18 days of riding to school Over 1000 kids participated this February in…
City of Davis Environmental Recognition Award Nominations
The City of Davis is accepting nominations for the 24th annual environmental recognition awards. Each year this award recognizes a Davis business, a non-profit organization, and an individual or group who have demonstrated outstanding efforts to improve the environmental quality of life in and around Davis….
Writing Program Intern Joins Cool Davis
Cool Davis welcomes Annie Merritt! Annie is an environmental outreach writing intern at Cool Davis, as an undergraduate at UC Davis majoring in Environmental Science and Management with a focus on Natural Resource Management and minoring in Professional Writing. Annie interned at the Center for…
Cool Davis Coalition Stitches Together “Crazy Quilt” of Change
The next quarterly full Coalition meeting is set for February 21, 2018, at the Davis Senior Center (TBA) at 4:30pm. The next Coalition Steering Committee meeting will be held January 17, 2018, at RepowerYolo at noon. Eighteen plus turned up to share successes as well…
Newly Hired Transportation Strategist Tumlin to Entertain at Davis Futures Forum
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe
From our friends at Plant Punk Kitchen Brussels sprouts come into season in the late fall and are said to be sweeter after the first frost. Perfect for holiday side dishes. Brussels sprouts seem to be a love or hate type of vegetable. I love them…
Michael Pollan’s Classic ‘Food Rules’ Animation
It started with a simple idea: when it comes to food, we would do well to model our diets after our grandparents, which is to say, we should eat less meat (most of our grandparents couldn’t afford to eat meat in the quantities most Americans…
The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming 101
Ever wonder what the greenhouse effect is all about? What are greenhouse gases anyway? For a sneak peek at our new Climate Impacts page, read on: What are Greenhouse Gases and the Greenhouse Effect? Greenhouse gases (GHGs) are invisible chemical compounds found normally in our…
Drive Electric Week success in Davis! EVs @ the Market!
The 23 different owner vehicles on display and four dealers providing 10 electric vehicles for test driving, made for National Drive Electric Week success in Davis. EV @ the Market Day provided everything local EV interested folks could want! “I came out to see the…
Test Drive Electric Vehicles at Davis Farmer’s Market
Saturday, September 16th, 2017
Greywater Workshop: Hands-on Education and Installation
Cool Davis partner Eco Assistant is hosting a hands-on installation Greywater Workshop in West Davis on Thursday, September 7 (6:30–9:30pm), Friday, September 8 (9:30am–4:30pm), and Saturday, September 9 (9:30am–1:30pm). The two-day workshop consists of three sessions (designed to beat the heat!) featuring instruction on code…
Davis Reaffirms Climate Action and Paris Agreement
STAFF REPORT (PDF Download) DATE: July 11, 2017 TO: City Council FROM: Mike Webb, Assistant City Manager, Mitch Sears, Sustainability Manager SUBJECT: Climate Action Executive Order – Paris Climate Agreement [Editor’s Note: The full text of the City Council staff report and the Resolution say…
"Inconvenient Sequel" Screening and Electric Vehicle Show & Tell
Friday, August 4, 2017
Laundry Solutions for a Sustainable Lifestyle
Spending a little time thinking about how you wash and dry your clothes can have a big impact on your sustainable lifestyle. Combine your grandparents’ wisdom with some modern ingenuity and get some truly fantastic results.
Davis doubling up on clean solar energy
Crossposted from The Davis Enterprise From page A8 | February 01, 2017 By Mike Kluk and Leslie Crenna We did it, Davis! High-fives and a fist bump. In late May 2016, the city of Davis and Cool Davis — via City Council resolution — challenged…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.