Solar film, fair teach us how to catch the sun
By Vanessa Errecarte Cross Posted from the Davis Enterprise May 25, 2016. Converting to renewable energy is not an option but a responsibility. At least that’s how Aaron Nitzkin, CEO of local start-up Solar Roof Dynamics, feels about the responsibility we all share to create…
Catch the Sun Davis! Solar Fair & Movie Screening
Have you been noticing shiny new solar panels popping up everywhere in your neighborhood? Interested in learning how you might benefit from a solar rooftop installation? Looking to get an installation done pronto? Maybe you’re a solar pioneer and want to bring a friend or neighbor into…
Earth & Eros: A Celebration in Words and Photographs
Lorraine Anderson, a former resident of Davis, will share a multimedia presentation of her new book, Earth and Eros: A Celebration in Words and Photographs. Over the last twelve years, Lorraine has gathered vivid sensual writing about people in relation to nature – short poems and…
Parolek Offers Innovative Downtown Zoning
April 11, 2016 by Judy Corbett Daniel Parolek will speak as part of the Davis Futures Forum’s speaker series Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Davis Council Chambers at 3:30pm and Davis Community Church at 7:00pm.
Cycle the Climate Ride with Team Cool Davis
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS YEAR’S CLIMATE RIDE TEAM WILL NOT BE PARTICIPATING. PLEASE EMAIL INFO@COOLDAVIS.ORG IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AN INDIVIDUAL RIDE OR BUILDING A TEAM FOR A GROUP RIDE. April 4, 2016 By Michael McCormick Join Cool Davis on the North Coast Climate Ride and…
The Plant-Based Journey with Lani Muelrath
On April 10 Interfaith Meatless Monday invites the public to a talk by Lani Muelrath about her new book, The Plant-Based Journey. She divides the journey into five basic steps to guide people making the transition to a diet of vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes, fruits,…
Radical Hope with Fred Small
Radical Hope: an Evening of Songs and Conscience with Fred Small provides an uplifting note to inspire our own continuing climate justice work. Hear him Saturday, April 9 at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis. Seating is limited. Online sign up is below.
Explore Coast Range Geology with the Moores
Celebrate the 2016 Spring Equinox with a geology road trip through the eastern Coast Ranges with renowned Geologist Eldridge Moores and his wife Judy Moores and help raise money for Cool Davis at the same time! From newbies to seasoned rock hounds, adults and teens are encouraged…
Get Your Brown On!
City-Wide Organics Collection Coming July/August 2016! By July/August 2016, the current system of collecting yard waste loose in the street will change to a hybrid system of yard waste piles and organics carts. Once the Organics Program begins, all residents and business in Davis will…
Community Choice Energy Forum – Feb 11th
February 11, 2016, 6:30 pm Veterans Memorial Center Club Room Electricity in Davis with greater consumer choice, local control, double the green energy and competitive rates? How is this possible? On February 11, 2016, come to the Veterans Memorial Center Club Room at 6:30 p.m….
4th Annual Interfaith Climate Conference March 5, 2016
RSVP/Register NOW When: Saturday, March 5th from 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Where: St. James Catholic Church; 1275 B St., Davis, CA 95616 Cost: Free, suggested donation $10-20 RSVP: Register in advance HERE or at the door
Growing Cities For Financial and Neighborhood Sustainability
Joe Minicozzi’s Partner is coming to Davis! How Davis can use public data to plan growth so our community is financially strong as well as socially and environmentally resilient. Keynote Speaker: Charles Marohn, Nationally Recognized Transportation & Urban Planner When: Friday January 22 — 10 am…
Save-the-Date: Climate Conference on March 5th at St. Jame
The 4th Annual Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice Conference features keynote speaker Joan Brown, a Franciscan Sister, recipient of the 2015 White House Champion of Change award, and Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. Our feisty speaker will share her experiences at…
Three Farms, Five Courses: Cooking the CSA Box
Chef Debra Chase presents a free cooking demonstration this Saturday, January 23, from 3-5pm at the United Methodist Church (1620 Anderson Road). Two lucky people will win free CSA boxes to take home! What better way to learn how to cook for a cooler planet….
Climate Vigil on Eve of Paris Talks
On November 29, the eve of the Paris Climate Talks, our prayers will join those of other citizens of the world in support of the actions of our world leaders to preserve the environment and our shared home. We’re running out of time. Now is…
Learn to Install a Laundry Greywater System
Ever wonder where all that water goes once you’re done with it? Your shower, the kitchen sink, the bathroom. The answer is simple: the wastewater treatment plant located northeast of town just past the landfill.
This Changes Everything to show in Davis
Cool Davis is proud to announce a community screening of This Changes Everything, the groundbreaking new film by Naomi Klein that asks the question, What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? The inspiring film…
One Simple Thing… Meatless Monday!
October is a delicious month as the colorful fall harvest of winter squash, pomegranates, and nuts is gathered. Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice appropriately chose October to introduce Interfaith Meatless Monday to 10 local faith communities. Eating less meat one day a week is…
The Dollars and Sense of Development in Davis
Joseph Minicozzi is coming to town, offering a unique learning opportunity for those interested in how to grow our city in ways that nurture our quality of life and yet contribute to fiscal sustainability. He arrives just in time to deepen our city-wide discussion about…
Go! Play & Drive Electric Transportation Fair
Saturday, September 12th from 8:00am-2:30pm in the Veteran’s Memorial parking lot and entrance to Community Park. Come join Cool Davis as we celebrate National Drive Electric Week. Let’s kick emissions to the curb! It’s the first day of the AYSO season and National Drive Electric Week! How…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Meet The 300-Mile Electric Nissan Ariya: It's Part LEAF And Part Rogue via @insideevs.com
Meet The 300-Mile Electric Nissan Ariya: It's Part LEAF And Part Rogue
The LEAF crossover now has a name and interesting features we can anticipate.