Local Solutions for Climate Action and Neighborhood Resilience
The Cool Davis Coalition engaged several speakers and neighborhood leaders on the topic of neighborhood-level resilience at its quarterly meeting in August. Sascha von Meier of the UC Berkeley EcoBlock program and Mark Lakeman of Communitecture in Portland, Oregon, presented compelling projects on both ends…
Tuleyome Tales: Visit the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge
Located in California’s Central Valley, the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex is made up of six individual National Wildlife Refuges including Sacramento, Colusa, Delevan, Butte Sink, Sutter and a long stretch of the Sacramento River from Red Bluff south to Princeton. The complex adds up…
Per Capita Davis: News you may have missed
The climate crisis has so many facets, from global issues to individual purchasing decisions. This column is about some news items you may have missed, most of which are from the low end of the spectrum. The planet is, as we all know, getting warmer,…
Tree Davis Volunteer Events Are Back!
It’s a very exciting time at Tree Davis. Volunteer events are back on the schedule and we need help mulching, weeding and caring for our trees before the summer heat. If you’re interested in attending a volunteer event, you can find details and sign up…
Virtual Electric Vehicle Pop-Up for the EV Curious
Are you curious about electric vehicles (EVs) and want to know more? Are you thinking the time might be right but you don’t know enough to take the leap? Your opportunity to find out more about EVs from experienced drivers is here! On Saturday, April…
Tuleyome Tales: California plant life is different from the rest of America
In the early 20th century, grand theories like relativity and quantum mechanics triumphed and came to define science so much that plant ecology felt it needed one of its own to be taken seriously as science. Frederic Clements helpfully provided one. His monoclimax theory claimed…
“Kim Stanley Robinson Speaks” Draws Record Crowd
The first talk in the Davis Climate Speaker Series 2021 drew a record number of registrations of nearly 400 admirers eager to hear about Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest novel. Long-time Davis science fiction and climate fiction writer, Kim Stanley Robinson offered the mostly home-town audience…
Davis 2021 Climate Speaker Series: Mark Reiff on Climate Change and Capitalism
Prof. Mark Reiff March 23 2021 online via Zoom
Affordable Electric Pickup Trucks Are Coming!
Do you see an electric pickup truck in your future? The marketplace for electric vehicles (EVs) is accelerating rapidly. Only five years ago, all battery electric vehicles sold were limited to a range of 84 miles or less. Only the Tesla Model S had a…
Free Bike Repair Courtesy The Bike Campaign
FREE BIKE REPAIR! The Bike Campaign provides free bike repair services at their two Bike Garage locations in Davis and Woodland, Saturdays from 9am-noon and Wednesdays 2pm-5pm. Davis: at The Cannery, east of The Barn (1500 Cannery Ave.) Woodland: at First St. @ Hays Street…
Tuleyome Tales: Wild animals caught on camera
Like all neighbors throughout California and the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument region, Tuleyome has been impacted by the numerous, large fires that have swept through the state in the last couple of years. Properties throughout Lake, Yolo and Solano counties have all burned in…
Please join the Davis Electrical Vehicle Association on Wednesday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual meeting open to newbies and owners alike.
Agenda: Welcome & introductions
Hot topics – Share recent EV news that you’ve heard
National Drive Electric Week – Planning for Davis’s September 25 event
New Valley Clean Energy EV rebate program – Sierra Huffman, Valley Clean Energy
EVs for the long haul: the future for heavy-duty trucks – Ash Dalal, DEVA
Highlights of Norway EV symposium – Katrina Sutton, DEVA
We’ll end with a general discussion of EVs and also open the meeting to questions, especially from people who are new to EVs.
Please register in advance for this meeting.
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The community review period for the City’s draft 2020-2040 Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) is open to the public for an extended 60-day period that will close on Oct 10.
To read the CAAP, visit: https://buff.ly/3SC9XmM.
Submit comments at : https://buff.ly/3wfFv8H.
DEVA invites you for their Aug 10 6pm virtual meeting open to newbies and owners alike.
Hot topics – National Drive Electric Week planning - New @VCleanEnergy Electric Vehicle rebates – trucks updates.
Register for Zoom link https://www.cooldavis.org/civicrm/mailing/url/?u=16389&qid=283181