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.
Local Leadership and Local Support More Important Than Ever
“This is not about winning; there is no finish line, no election day, just a new opportunity each morning to encourage, educate, and build.” — Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute, Santa Rosa, November 2016 Dear Neighbor, As we face the greatest challenge of our time —…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This week, 11 Caribbean nations signed on to a plan to create a "climate smart zone" by transitioning to 100% renewable energy and putting $8 billion into infrastructure investments and debt restructuring. https://t.co/p9BuvnUA4s