Protecting a Planet in Peril
By Lynne Nittler The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice Conference: Putting Faith into Action brought together 113 people on Sunday, April 30 at the Davis United Methodist Church. Our topic could not have been more timely. The IPCC released its report the following morning…
Learning to put Faith into Action
Cross-posted from the Enterprise from March 9, 2014 By Beth Robbins and Lynne Nittler Our current way of living is not compatible with the planet we live on. The good news is, we have an opportunity to do something about it now. If we make…
Fight Climate Change by Joining Citizens Climate Lobby
Yolo County Citizens Climate Lobby joined the Cool Davis Partner Coalition last summer in time to table at the Farmers Market and the Cool Davis Festival as part of their introduction to the public. “The people we met at the Festival formed the nucleus of…
Meet the Permaculture Guild
The Davis Permaculture Guild began organized their first meeting in April of 2013, and they became a partner of the Cool Davis Coalition this fall. Steve Nyholm is most enthusiastic about the group he helped to found. The goal of permaculture is community resilience,…
Interfaith Climate Crisis Conference
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice presents Climate Crisis Conference: Putting our Faith into Action Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 1:30 -5:30 pm United Methodist Church of Davis (1620 Anderson Road, Davis) All are welcome to attend the Interfaith Climate Crisis Conference. Our current way…
Travel Lite Challenge
Bike, Walk, Ride Transit, or Carpool to the First Worship of every month Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice launched their Travel Lite Challenge the first weekend in October in seven faith groups across town. The first worship of each month they will continue to…
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice updates
The newly forming Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate is open to any faith group members, or even non-faith folks, who wish to address climate justice and climate disruption issues on a variety of levels. Currently we have people from 8-10 faith groups meeting on a…
Davis Bike Collective: 2013 Climate Solution Award
The Davis Bike Collective models how an organization can work with people from different parts of the community work together to teach others to repair their bikes and even customize their bikes for personal needs. With their sliding scale, the collective’s workshop, Bike Forth, is affordable to all.
Lutheran Church of the Incarnation Joins the Cool Davis Coalition!
Cool Davis is always pleased to welcome another faith group into the fold.
Davis Farm to School to Expand Throughout Yolo
John Young, Yolo County Agriculture Commissioner inspired Davis Farmers Market Foundation to consider taking their inspirational Davis Farm to School program to other schools throughout Yolo County.
Unitrans teams up with Cool Davis to promote public transport
Unitrans, which has offered bus services for university members and Davis residents since 1968 is the latest organisation to join the Cool Davis coalition.
Unitarian Church Green Sanctuary
The Unitarian Church in Davis has put its faith into practice on sustainability for many years – and is an active member of the Cool Davis initiative. In 2005, the UUCD embarked on the important and daunting task of becoming a Green Sanctuary: a church whose members truly live with “respect for the interdependent web of which we are a part.”
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.