Demonstration Cooking and Tasting
Join Chef Debra for a few hours of Cool Cooking for a Cool Planet. Debra will show you how to choose a climate-friendly diet and be a cool cook. Literally. She will get you into the kitchen and teach you how to make dishes that…
Clips of Faith, Beer and Film tour
It is that time of year again when beer and fundraising for your favorite bicycle advocates is back! Clips of Faith, Beer and Film tour will again be in Central Park on Friday, July 26th from 7:30-10:00 p.m. There is no cost to get in…
Sacramento July 11th, March for Separation of Oil & State
“Separation of Oil & State: Follow the Money,” a march that exposes the connections between government and oil lobbyists, will take place on Thursday, July 11 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in downtown Sacramento. Organizers from 350 Sacramento and Stop Fooling CA will create a…
Ask the Experts: Solar Cooking at June 19 Picnic at the Park
Have you ever fried an egg on the sidewalk? Come out this Wednesday to learn how to use the sun to cook eggs, bake bread, and other culinary marvels in a sun powered oven. Our featured guests – Kendall Essex and Claire Black Slotton – will…
UC students ask the Regents to divest from fossil fuel investments
40 UC students dramatize their plea for fossil fuel divestment at the Regents meeting.
Bidder 70: Tim DeChristopher’s Story
“I thought I was sacrificing my freedom, but instead I was grabbing onto my freedom for the first time and refusing to let go of it.” Tim DeChristopher “Bidder 70,” a documentary on Tim DeChristopher’s story, will be shown at the Unitarian Universalist Church of…
Celebrate Earth Day, John Muir’s Birthday, and the 2013 Cool Davis Awards
Cool Davis celebrated John Muir’s Birthday and Earth Day with a slideshow talk by Kim Stanley Robinson. While eleven young folk enjoyed a Nature’s Theater adventure with Jeff Falyn and Lyndsay Dawkins outside, 180 adults gave their full attention to Robinson’s thoughtful and provocative observations…
Festival announced for October 12 2013
Save the Date! Cool Davis Festival, our annual landmark event has been confirmed for Saturday, October 12th. It will be held again in Central Park 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you would like more information, to volunteer, or to help with planning– email us…
Judy Corbett: Climate solutions awardee
“It feels better to do something than nothing.”
That’s how local environmental hero Judy Corbett describes what has motivated her life’s work. It’s an understatement, coming from a woman whom Time Magazine has named a Hero for the Planet.
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.
Diane Swann: 2013 Eco Hero
Diane Swann, one of the Cool Davis 2013 Eco-heroes, sets an example through her quiet pursuit of a better environment. Like many people in Davis, Diane works out of town and knows that a large percentage of her carbon footprint comes from her commute.
Robyn Waxman, 2013 Eco-Hero Award
Robyn Waxman is, without a doubt, the nicest revolutionary you’ll ever meet. Charming and articulate, she could be a professor, mom or farmer – in fact, she’s all three. Being nice is part of her plan for revolution. “FARM was my graduate thesis,” she says…
Dani Lee, 2013 Eco Hero Award
Dani Lee is one of those natural beauties who sparkles all on her own. Had you seen her in the 1970s you might have thought “mellow hippy”, but Dani is full of energy and enthusiasm about her dream job.
Is Your School Being Audited? You can help!
It is not too late to give input to help with making your school site more walkable and bikeable for you and your child! The City of Davis Walk & Bike Audits are taking place in April and May at schools throughout the city. At…
Are You Ready for May is Bike Month?
May is Bike Month is just around the corner and there are many people in Davis getting ready for this year’s fun and challenge. Log on to sign up at http://www.mayisbikemonth.com/ . Get your workplace, school site, church etc. going with the challenge! Folks in…
TRANSFORM– The Transportation Choices Summit and Advocacy Day
There is still time to sign up for TRANSFORM the Transportation Choices Summit to be held Tuesday, April 23rd. To sign up http://transformca.org/choices2013 Join leading community organizations and advocates in Sacramento and help ensure state policies and investments promote effective public transit, great walking and…
April 21: Slideshow talk and Eco Hero Awards
Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. Mark Earth Day and John Muir’s 175th birthday party, with a slide-show talk by author Kim Stanley Robinson of Davis, an adventure outing with Nature’s Theater for kids and presentation of Cool Davis’ 2013 Eco Hero Awards. John Muir turns 175…
‘The True Cost of Oil’ returns to Davis
This piece by Lynne Nittler is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. The grandeur and beauty of Canada’s untouched boreal forests and temperate rainforest — and the threats posed to them by the Alberta Tar Sands mines — will be showcased in a slide-show talk presented…
The True Cost of Oil
Garth Lenz, an internationally-renowned, environmental photo-journalist, will present his award-winning slideshow talk “The True Cost of Oil” on the Alberta Tar Sands in the Blanchard Room of the Yolo County Library – Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch from 7:00-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. Suggested donation $10 to defray travel expenses. No one turned away.
Celebrate Earth Day and John Muir’s 175th Birthday!
Are you looking for a meaningful yet fun way to mark Earth Day 2013? It just so happens John Muir was born the day before Earth Day, and you’re invited to his 175th birthday party. Cool Davis, the Church and Society Ministry of Davis Community…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Davis Solidarity Climate Strike today 12pm-1pm: Be sure to come to 5th and B and help celebrate this week's Standing Rock legal victory. The Dakota Access company was ordered to stop the North Dakota Access pipeline! (Might be a bit late today, hang in there).
School strike week 99. The climate crisis doesn’t go on summer holiday, so we keep on protesting.
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Open Air Davis launched last Friday, closing part of G Street to traffic, and allowing restaurants and stores to expand onto the sidewalk and street. Starting this Friday July 10, the program will grow to include Second Street between E and F streets.
Comings & Goings: G Street closes on weekends for dining, shopping
Open Air Davis launched Friday, closing part of G Street to traffic, and allowing restaurants and stores to expand onto the sidewalk and street. Part ...
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