Call to Action: Forward on Climate
350.org, Sierra Club, Credo, NRDC, CALPRIG, Rainforest Action Network, and many other organizations have joined together to reach out to President Obama in climate rallies in cities across the country on Presidents’ Day. The grassroots effort is called Forward on Climate.
Interfaith Climate Action Conference
Several Davis Faith Groups will present a short, free conference for faith groups: “Climate Crisis: Putting Faith into Action” from 1:45 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the UU Church of Davis at 27074 Patwin Road in Davis.
The Impact One Person Can Have on Climate Change: Why Eat Less Meat?
Author, Anya McCann, was vegetarian for 30 years and has been a vegan for 7. She has raised two healthy children and to keep things interesting, they are all chefs who prepare cuisine from around the world. She is the owner of Green Your World, which brings the principles of sustainability into practice at home.
Grow Your Own Food! Community Gardening in Davis
For those of us itching to grow our own food but who don’t have a bountiful yard or whose yards may be shaded by beautiful trees, community gardens are one option. And luckily, Davis has two public community gardens and a slew of other ‘community’ gardening options available to choose from!
How to Hold a Zero Waste Neighbors’ Night Out
What can be better than getting together on Neighbors’ Night Out for a pot-luck? The event already includes camaraderie, good food and fun…Why not challenge yourselves to go for zero waste?
City of Davis and Schools sponsor Renewable Energy Bill
Davis’ schools and Joe Krovoza, the mayor of Davis have co-sponsored a bill by Senator Lois Walk, that could allow Californian residents to get their power from renewable resources and thereby create new investment and jobs across California.
May 5: Come join Flash Flood Mob at Yolo Bypass Levee!
At 9:30am on Saturday May 5, a Flash Flood Mob will converge on top of the levee at the Yolo causeway with umbrellas, a banner of lapping waves and orange dots symbolizing heavy rain storms and flooding.
What can one person do when 6.8 billion people are frying the planet?
A great comic-style blog post written by a blogger, Franke James in Toronto but equally valid in Davis.
Quick actions to green your diet
The average mouthful of food travels an estimated 1,500 miles to reach us, requiring a staggering amount of fossil fuel. Every time we eat food locally grown or produced, we reduce the need for these transportation costs.
Quick actions to cut the trash
These are tips from Low Impact Week, which was held in February 2011 but can be done anytime! On a per capita basis, Americans generate more waste than the rest of the world, about 4.6 pounds per person per day, partly because of wasteful and…
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