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…
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…
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Biofuels from ag waste for all @UnitedAirlines_ flights our of LAX reduces emissions by 60% "on a lifecycle basis." Any reason not to be ecstatic about this #davisca? Perhpas @FlySMF could follow suit? https://crreport.united.com/our-environment/sustainable-fuel-sources
The CPUC proposal to revise the current net energy metering framework was not on the agenda for today's business meeting.
California's proposed NEM tariffs could halve residential solar market by 2024: WoodMac
The proposed decision has not yet been scheduled for a full CPUC vote, a potential sign that the agency is eval...
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Today's @sfchronicle. We're proud to stand with our fellow environmental advocates calling on @GavinNewsom to #SaveSolar. Governor, you’re a longtime supporter of clean energy. Now we’re asking you to step in to protect our air, the climate and California’s future. https://twitter.com/lauracdeehan/status/1485335736794554371
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Schwarzenegger: We Put Solar Panels on 1 Million Roofs in California. That Win Is Now Under Threat.
Opinion | Schwarzenegger: We Put Solar Panels on 1 Million Roofs in California. That Win Is Now Under Threat.
Removing incentives to encourage homeowners to install solar panels is a bad idea.