March 1: From Durban to Davis public talk
Durban to Davis: Local Action Key to Tackling Climate Crisis Cool Davis together with International House and Cool California is organising a panel discussion on climate change on Thursday March 1 2012, from 7-9pm at I-House Davis. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is appreciated.
Feb 28: Amory Lovins to talk on how to eliminate US oil and coal use by 2050
Renowned physicist Amory Lovins will be speaking at UC Davis at 12pm on February 28 on the themes of his new book “Reinventing Fire” which outlines a detailed roadmap for eliminating coal and oil use by 2050. Don’t miss this chance to hear this scientist…
Energy saving advice
Do you want to reduce energy and save money? Want to know what incentives and rebates exist to help you make the shift? The Yolo County Library in partnership with Yolo Energy Watch, Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Energy Upgrade California will be hosting…
Cool Davis Festival Thank You!
Cool Davis Festival Co-Directors thank all those who made the Festival on Healthy Pathways to a Low Carbon Life a great success! A huge thank you is owed to them for the massive amount of work they did. As co-directors of the Cool Davis weekend,…
Cool Davis November Newsletter
Cool Davis’ November 2011 newsletter is out featuring: Photos and stories about the Cool Davis Festival Thank you note to our photographers Cool Davis Day of Service coverage Updates on the Veggie Bag project Profile of one of our latest partners, PediCab Invite to Partner…
Free public forum with David Gershon
Davis is once again attracting national and international attention, this time for its innovative and highly engaged community efforts around the issues of climate change and sustainability. David Gershon, White House and UN advisor, author and leading authority on social innovations will be visiting Davis…
Cool Davis October 2011 Newsletter
The October Newsletter is out with lots of features worth reading including: Cool Davis Weekend CalPRIG – Energy Service Corp community outreach Hydration Stations proposal SaveAGallon Program for schools revamped Free Composting Classes Cool Davis Website launched Cool Davis Reading List Wild & Scenic Film…
Festival Theater Program
The Cool Davis Festival will feature a lively music and theater program including a special performance by Nature’s Theater, music by the Vocal Art Ensemble and Music to our Ears, dance by the Ecokinesis Dance Company, and presentations of the Climate Group Solutions Awards.
I will be a humming bird
Wangari Maathai, an inspiring Kenyan environmentalist died on September 25 2011. On World Environment Day in 1977 she planted the first trees on the outskirts of Nairobi, which marked the launch of a national movement to plant trees across Kenya and eventually across Africa.
Service Day of Action – October 15
Want to get your hands dirty, learn some new skills and take of the planet too? As part of the Festival in October, Cool Davis has linked up with different community organizations and set up various exciting projects where volunteers can learn to grow food,…
Cool Davis Festival to culminate weekend of special sustainable events
The Cool Davis Festival – which is rapidly approaching – now features as the finale in a long weekend of special events on sustainability. These include film festivals, a plug-in vehicle cruise and a Service Day of Action. Don’t miss out!
Free composting classes
The City of Davis Recycling Program is offering free composting classes at the following locations and dates: Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Boulevard Monday, October 3 from 3:00pm to 4:30 pm at the…
Cool Davis Cruise About – Friday, October 14, 2011
The Cool Davis Initiative will host a Plug-in Vehicle Cruise through downtown Davis. The cruise will end in a show & tell at the Pavilion in Central Park. October 14th is also the 2nd Friday ArtAbout and also marks the traditional UC Davis Homecoming Pajamarino. Everyone…
Free home energy assessments
Free home energy assessments (approximate value $500) will be available to Yolo County home owners if they sign up at an upcoming Energy Upgrade California event (some restrictions may apply). A drop-in event will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 4:30 to 8:00pm at…
Cool Davis September 2011 newsletter
Cool Davis’ September newsletter is out, with articles featuring: History of Davis and action on climate change Coop promotes local food fare Waste-free picnic tips Veggie Bag Project Evening with Planet Earth, September 24 Day of Service, October 15 CDI Partner profiles >Download it here…
Cool Davis on local community television
In June 2011, Davis Community Television in their program “In our studio” hosted Lynne Nittler, Asha Byrd and Chris Granger of the Cool Davis Initiative. Check out this great video introduction to Cool Davis: how it started, what its aims are, and how people can…
Cool Davis August 2011 Newsletter
August’s newsletter includes features on: Sustainable Living Workshop, August 15 One Farm at a Time programme Welcome to new partners including Yolo County Housing, Church & Society Committee of Davis United Methodist Church and Davis Media Access CDI Festival 2011 news Endorsements sought for CA…
Cool Davis July Newsletter
July’s newsletter includes features on: Water,Energy & Greenhouse gases Call for Projects for Service Day, October 15th Recommended Website http://cal-adapt.org Conservation Biology seminars CDI welcomes new partners Freedom from high energy bills Cool Davis Festival information CA Clean Car program >Download Cool Davis July Newsletter
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Happy Earth Day, folks! Today is the first day of Big Day of Giving. Be an early bird! Give now and help us make the most of our $15K matching fund! Your donations will be held and posted to the Big Day of Giving website (GivingEdge) on May 6. https://www.cooldavis.org/2021/04/07/big-dog-lands-regionwide-may-6-donate-starting-april-22/
No better tribute to our Earth than community created art. Thank you @AnyaMcCann, Danielle Fodor, Lupita Torres, Alyx Land, and many others who envisioned and conjured these expressions of love and stewardship!
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