Sacramento Interfaith Climate March on November 1, 2015
We invite you to join us in an Interfaith Climate March to support the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris and California’s groundbreaking efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The march will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on November 1, 2015. We…
Live Well! Viva Bien!
Sign up now! Ever wondered about downsizing? Living a slower life? National best-selling author of New Slow City, William Powers will share his personal efforts to live a slow, intentional life in one of the world’s fastest cities – New York – when he gives the keynote talk…
Cool Davis Neighborhood Transportation Fairs
Cool Davis will be wrapping up the summer with two Transportation Fairs! Alongside our transportation partners we want to help you get to your favorite community destinations while cutting back on emissions.Come down and explore your transportation options, ride a Whymcycle, test drive an electric…
Stop Oil Trains – July 11 Action
Saturday, July 11 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. There is NO safe way to transport extreme tar sands and Bakken crude. Two years after Lac-Mégantic, oil trains keep exploding and carbon pollution keeps rising. Oil trains are a disaster for our health, our safety, and our climate….
Videos of Kathleen Dean Moore, Panel, and Workshops
Cool Davis and the Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice brought an eloquent climate speaker – author and nature advocate Kathleen Dean Moore – to Davis for a community talk on March 6 and as the keynote speaker for the third annual Interfaith Climate Conference on…
Injection Wells Expert Speaker on May 11
The underground injection of fracking waste threatens California’s remaining fresh water. Andrew Grinberg of Clean Water Action will speak to this on Monday, May 11th at 6:30 p.m. in the Davis Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. All who care about our fresh water are…
The Moral Urgency of Climate Action
By Lynne Nittler In a flood of extinctions and on-rushing global warming, what can one person do to change the course of the river? Why should anyone try? Cool Davis invites the public to a feisty talk on Friday, March 6, that also will touch…
Davis Faith Groups Take Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Story Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. February 17, 2015 Community Invited to March 7 Conference Do we have a moral obligation to take action to protect the future of a planet in peril? By Lynne Nittler Kathleen Dean Moore posed this question to 100 world visionaries…
What Can One Person Do? The Moral Urgency of Climate Action
In a flood of extinctions and on-rushing global warming, what can one person do to change the course of the river? Cool Davis invites the public to hear… acclaimed climate speaker and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore speak on our imperiled planet and offer inspiration and meaningful actions….
Interfaith Climate Conference – Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Standing at the cliff edge of climate chaos…Where do we find the courage and the hope? The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice invites people of faith and the public to the third annual Interfaith Climate Conference to hear author and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore…
Feb. 7th March for Climate Leadership in Oakland
See revised info on bus rides below! Join concerned residents of Davis and thousands from across the state on February 7th in Oakland beginning at 11:30 a.m to call on Governor Jerry Brown to protect all Californians from dangerous oil and activities that harm our…
Cool Davis Festival promotes healthy living, family fun and saving money
(By Claire Black Slotton and Nick Buxton) Let’s see, would you rather go downtown with friends or stay home to save money to pay your water and electricity bill? Spend large sums on gas and get snarled in traffic or keep fit and live strong?…
Festival links sky to soil to plate
(By Leslie Crenna) Look skyward and you will intuitively sense the need to conserve water and support an ever drier landscape. When you lower your gaze, you may feel a bit overwhelmed to see lawn irrigation flowing into storm drains, trees with burned leaves and…
At the Pond: Thanks, activists
Cross posted from the Davis Enterprise on September 21, 2014 Happy autumn. Last Monday was the fall equinox. The sun crossed the equator and our days are now getting shorter than our nights. Changes — always a part of our lives. Thank you to all who…
Volunteer leaders share hopes for festival
The Cool Davis Festival’s success depends on its volunteers. Jennifer Grace Gordon interviews this year’s leadership team on their plans and visions for this fifth annual celebration that combines food and fun, green living with cost-saving
Oil Train DEIR Comments & Other Actions
The City of Benicia has extended the comment period on the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) until September 15th. Yolano Climate Action is hosting the last public letter-writing workshop on September 7. The DEIR is an opportunity for individuals to voice their…
Cool Davis Festival – October 11, 2014
Save the date for Cool Davis’ flagship festival in your diary. It will take place 8am-1pm on Saturday October 11th 2014 in Central Park. We need lots of volunteers so if you would like to get involved, please fill in our volunteer form. For information…
Screening of Bringing It Home Hemp Documentary on June 6
This coming Friday at the Village Homes Community Center, you’re invited to a free screening of the new Hemp documentary Bringing It Home — an exciting dive into the world of industrial hemp and its potential to alleviate poverty while providing solutions for global warming,…
Invention and Upcycling Contest Rules
Because invention honors Davis creators & Upcycling is the treasure hunt of going green. Who may enter? Anyone who has a local invention, robot, 3D printed item, piece of renovated furniture, refashioned fashion, upcycled jewelry, or anything found, fun, and redone.
Global Mosaic, an Earth Day Poem
By Davis Poet Laureate, Eve Bessier Eve read her poem, Global Mosaic, for the Cool Davis Earth Day Celebration on April 27th, Call of the Wolf. As she describes the familiar geography, she reminds us just how precious it all is, and how we must…
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A message from Fossil Free California: On May 20, the University of California revealed that it had completed the full divestment of its $1.26 billion portfolio. ... our intention [is] to promote divestment to “build back better”
UC becomes nation's largest university to divest fully from fossil fuels
The University of California has fully divested from all fossil fuels, the nation's largest university to do so as pressure grows at Harvard, Stanford...
GM EV Batteries Will Last For 1 Million Miles & Have 600 Mile Range
GM EV Batteries Will Last For 1 Million Miles & Have 600 Mile Range
General Motors says it is making good progress toward new batteries with higher energy density and lower costs. It will use pouch cells manufactured a...
Join Tuleyome from where you are. The flowers will keep coming!
Tomorrow (5/22) at 9AM is our Bear Valley Virtual Wildflower Tour! Join us in #EnjoyingOutsideInside
Register for free in advance at http://tuleyome.org/events/bear-valley-virtual-wildflower-tour/
The City of Davis is hosting a special Bike Bingo contest to celebrate May Is Bike Month. The contest is open to Davis students Kindergarten through 12th grade. Fill in your bingo cards for a chance to win weekly prizes.
May Is Bike Month Bingo Contest for Students - Cool Davis
Bike Bingo Contest Week 4 - May 24 - 30