A Green New Deal Conversation with David Weiskopf
Editor’s Note: Coming next month, A Green New Deal Conversation with the UC Davis Policy Institute. The Green New Deal is a resolution introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate in early February of 2019. The primary sponsors are Senator Ed Markley,…
Ocasio-Cortez Fights Back against Charge of Elitism on Green New Deal, Climate Change
While the Senate rejected the Green New Deal on Tuesday on a 57-0 vote, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez laid out her vision of why this is needed and why concern for the environment is not simply an elitist concern. “When we talk about the…
Youth Climate Strike in Davis
In solidarity with young people across the globe, a small but dedicated band of parents and children gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial Center in Davis today. Signs and banners explained that the kids love the Earth, while the repeated message from many of…
City of Davis to Declare Climate Emergency with Resolution
On March 5th, the Davis City Council voted to declare a climate emergency that threatens our city, region, state, nation, civilization, humanity, and the natural world. The Council voted unanimously in favor of the “Resolution Declaring a Climate Emergency and Proposing Mobilization Efforts to Restore…
John Garamendi: Climate change won’t wait
Climate change is not a future problem — it’s a now problem. In California, we’re already feeling the effects. Drought threatens the viability of our agricultural industry, which Is not just a huge contributor to our economy but feeds the nation and the world. Hot…
Per Capita Davis: The climate crisis is on the ballot
This column finds its way into the print version of The Davis Enterprise the first and third Wednesday of each month, meaning that it will land in your driveway on Nov. 7, the day after the election. I can’t tell you how many past elections…
Our Children’s Trust: Court rules children have viable legal claims, sets court date
Editor’s Note: Please read the following update from Vic Barrett, 19 year-old university student from White Plains, New York, 1 of 21 young plaintiffs taking the United States government to court to fight for their constitutional right to a world that can host full, thriving,…
Pope Francis Renews Call to Care for Our Common Home
ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MARKING THE 3rd ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENCYCLICAL ‘LAUDATO SI’ Clementine Hall Friday, 6 July 2018 Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I welcome all of you assembled for this International Conference…
Per Capita Davis: I will be a hummingbird
Wangari Maathai started the Green Belt Movement in her native Kenya in 1977 in order to, as the GBM website indicates, “respond to the needs of rural Kenyan women who reported that their streams were drying up, their food supply was less secure, and they…
100% Renewable Energy for CA with SB100
With the beginning of a new California Assembly session this month, Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon will likely focus attention on his bill SB100. The 100% clean, renewable electricity bill passed in the Senate last May would accelerate California’s current mandate to achieve…
Per Capita Davis: Acting locally, acting globally
This regular column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis, is reposted from the Davis Enterprise Bill McKibben, founder of the 350.org movement, spoke at the university on Monday. The place was packed, with all 400 seats full. McKibben is a writer and author…
Impolite conversation about climate change
This regular column by John Mott-Smith, a member of the Cool Davis Initiative Core Group, is cross-posted from Davis Enterprise The conversation over climate change in the public square has always been a bit strange, but it’s getting downright weird. Climate scientists and ordinary persons…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Biden plans to replace government fleet with electric vehicles (Don't pay attention to the false statement that EVs are more expensive than conventional vehicles, not so!)
Biden plans to replace government fleet with electric vehicles
The government is a major purchaser of vehicles. However, replacing such a fleet with EVs assembled domestically will be costly and take time.
Biden signs executive actions on COVID, climate change, immigration and more via @CBSPolitics
Biden signs executive actions on COVID, climate change, immigration and more
The 46th president is undoing some of his predecessor's executive actions.
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