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…
Crude by Rail Fight Leads Feds to Rule for Local Control Over Oil Refinery Expansions
October 11, 2016 Rarely does a full range of governmental, environmental, and citizen groups all work together, but the crude-by-rail issue united them on an arduous journey spurred by the threat of 100 tank cars per day of crude traveling through northern California communities to…
Double Up on Solar Campaign Looking Bright
October 7, 2016 Davis, we are on track to reach our goal of 500 new solar systems by year’s end! Data through the end of September shows that Davisites filed permits for 368 solar systems in 2016. We are just shy of exactly three quarters of the goal at…
Circle of Bees’ Hives Tackle Bee Crisis Locally
September 29, 2016 by Judy Moores and Leslie Crenna Welcome to our new Cool Davis partner, Circle of Bees! Circle of Bees, or CoB for short, promotes care for both domestic and wild bees, which are currently threatened nationwide. This non-profit group, headed by Board…
Double Up! Davis Solar Campaign Launched
June 10, 2016 COMING SOON: Contractor selection tool! What does a carbon neutral Davis look like? One thing is certain: there will be solar panels on the rooftops! Cool Davis, in close partnership with the City of Davis, launched a community wide campaign to encourage…
Oil train danger to Davis is averted for now
Reposted from the Davis Enterprise From page B5 | February 14, 2016 By Lynne Nittler and Jean Jackman It has been an exhausting and dramatic week for Davis activists and those from Sacramento and other cities uprail from the proposed Valero Refinery expansion in Benicia.
4th Annual Interfaith Climate Conference March 5, 2016
RSVP/Register NOW When: Saturday, March 5th from 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Where: St. James Catholic Church; 1275 B St., Davis, CA 95616 Cost: Free, suggested donation $10-20 RSVP: Register in advance HERE or at the door
Growing Cities For Financial and Neighborhood Sustainability
Joe Minicozzi’s Partner is coming to Davis! How Davis can use public data to plan growth so our community is financially strong as well as socially and environmentally resilient. Keynote Speaker: Charles Marohn, Nationally Recognized Transportation & Urban Planner When: Friday January 22 — 10 am…
Three Farms, Five Courses: Cooking the CSA Box
Chef Debra Chase presents a free cooking demonstration this Saturday, January 23, from 3-5pm at the United Methodist Church (1620 Anderson Road). Two lucky people will win free CSA boxes to take home! What better way to learn how to cook for a cooler planet….
Shop Green and Local
December 2015 Gift Ideas List: Give Green, Shop local. Grow our economy. Shrink our carbon footprint. Members of the Davis Climate Action Team, concerned citizens and Cool Davis created a list of suggestions for a greener holiday celebration. Get two for one this holiday season….
Praying and transformation in a time of Climate Change
The 40,000 world leaders from 190 countries are gathered in Paris to reach an agreement to curb carbon emissions and to find ways to support vulnerable countries and communities in adapting to the impacts of climate change that are happening right now. Our prayers are…
Helpful Resources for the Paris Climate Talks
The Paris Climate Talks make people all around the globe stop and think about this earth – our one home – and our relationship to it. Clearly we are out of sync, and our use, and sometimes abuse, of the planet is causing serious repercussions…
The Dollars and Sense of Development in Davis
Joseph Minicozzi is coming to town, offering a unique learning opportunity for those interested in how to grow our city in ways that nurture our quality of life and yet contribute to fiscal sustainability. He arrives just in time to deepen our city-wide discussion about…
Sacramento Interfaith Climate March on November 1, 2015
We invite you to join us in an Interfaith Climate March to support the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris and California’s groundbreaking efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The march will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on November 1, 2015. We…
CA Climate Legislative Alert – Act This Week!
California Climate Legislation Update Climate bills SB 32, SB 185, and SB 350 will hit the floor of the Assembly next week. Thanks to hundreds of letters, phone calls, and constituent meetings they made it through the State Senate and through policy committees in the…
Stop Oil Trains – July 11 Action
Saturday, July 11 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. There is NO safe way to transport extreme tar sands and Bakken crude. Two years after Lac-Mégantic, oil trains keep exploding and carbon pollution keeps rising. Oil trains are a disaster for our health, our safety, and our climate….
The reading and discussion of the award winning collection of poems entitled "Swerve" with Ellery Akers was insightful and inspiring. Join Ellery and Poet Laureate of Davis Julia B. Levine for a poetry writing workshop this Sunday. There's still time to join us! City of Davis Arts & Cultural Affairs John Natsoulas Gallery Davis Downtown Davis City #poetryindavis #daviscalifornia #daviscalifornia
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School strike week 202. #FridaysForFuture #ClimateStrike
Join Ellery Akers and Poet Laureate Julia B. Levine for a poetry writing workshop Sunday 4pm. There's still time! @NatsoulasArt @UCDavisNews @CaliforniaAggie @davisartcenter @AtTgif #poetryindavis #daviscalifornia