Taking back power to tackle climate change
By Nick Buxton, published in Davis Enterprise “You’ve been negotiating all my life,” a Maine student shouted out to a room packed full of climate experts and experienced diplomats at the United Nations climate conference earlier this month. “In that time, you’ve failed to meet…
Per capita Davis: year in review
John Mott-Smith, member of Cool Davis and columnist for Davis Enterprise reviews whether, overall, the year was one of progress or retreat on tackling climate change, whether we are closer to avoiding or experiencing the consequences of our actions or inactions. The question is complicated…
UC Davis team mapping paths to citywide net zero
Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. UC Davis researchers are plotting how the city of Davis might use the lessons of West Village to reach its goal of net zero energy consumption by 2050. The report will lay out what technology, funding and programs it might use…
Davis could show the world how to save the environment
Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise By the end of the year, Davis could be selected as one of six cities that can save the world. Or at least to act as a model on just how to save it. David Gershon, former White House and United…
The pedestrian perspective: Walking opens up my world
By Sue Greenwald, cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise When we think of Davis, we think of bicycles, Unitrans, Amtrak and yes, maybe even Zipcar. But I want to speak today about the forgotten Davis pedestrian. The Cool Davis Festival folks asked me to write about…
Eco-heroes to be honored at Cool Davis Festival
Great piece published in the Davis Enterprise today: cross-posted here. Passion, conviction and humility sum up the four Davis residents who will be honored as Eco-heroes at the 2011 Cool Davis Festival. All four have made careful decisions about how they wish to live in…
I will be a humming bird
Wangari Maathai, an inspiring Kenyan environmentalist died on September 25 2011. On World Environment Day in 1977 she planted the first trees on the outskirts of Nairobi, which marked the launch of a national movement to plant trees across Kenya and eventually across Africa.
My vision for Davis
Judy Moores of the Cool Davis Initiative shared her vision of what Davis could look like in future decades if we follow a path of ecological and social sustainability. What is your vision? Add your comments below or email email@example.com Vision Statement: Davis is a…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Backup Battery Systems: The Final Piece of the Energy Puzzle - Cool Davis
Our homes are more important than ever. Having a home that powers itself, even when there’s a power outage, equates to huge peace of mind.
Unfold Podcast Launches Season 2 Focused on Climate Change - UC Davis
Unfold Podcast Launches Season 2 Focused on Climate Change
After a summer of heat waves, wildfires, orange skies and hurricanes, people are beginning to recognize that climate change is here now. But are we to...
Climate Strike Davis Plans Central Park Camp-out to Call-out the Crisis
Climate Strike Davis Plans Central Park Camp-out to Call-out the Crisis - Cool Davis
Noon on Friday to Noon Saturday Central Park, Davis (5th and B St.)
Protect your Prostate and Lower Your Cancer Risk by Changing Your Diet @thebeetofficial
To Lower Your Risk of Prostate Cancer, Eat More Plant-Based Foods
Diet and exercise play a major role in your lifetime risk of prostate cancer, as new studies emerge that link higher risk to a diet rich in red meat a...