Movie Night at Clara’s
One of the most entertaining ways Clara Perez has found to help her community raise its collective environmental awareness has been to gather her tight knit group of largely Colombian and other Latino friends together to watch a documentary, eat good food, and discuss the topics raised in the film.
Back to School means composting for Davis Elementary
After a very successful year at Chavez Elementary of modeling the city’s business compost pilot, this successful community schools plans to kick off the new year with further reductions in their carbon footprint and help students learn lifelong lessons in “making a difference.”
Local workplace Green Team improves environment at Kaiser Permanente office
Cathy Dycaico, MD, Co-Chair of the Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Green Team, tells the story of how a small group of individuals developed a project at their workplace that is expected to save $1000 per month, reduce related greenhouse gas emissions and has also provided a more attractive environment for everyone.
Per Capita Davis: An energy survey of Manhattan
I recently traveled to New York, home of the United Nations, ostensibly for the purpose of observing an example of dense development and the ensuing consequences for greenhouse gas emissions. That was my cover story. The real (secret) purpose of my journey was to report…
Per Capita Davis: Lots of little things add up
This column, by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. Today’s column is filled with lots of little things culled from the news and various other sources. GUESS WHO SAID THAT: See if you can identify the author of…
Per Capita Davis: Is this a great town, or what?
This column, written by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. Is this a great town, or what? Even after living here for 30-plus years I keep finding new reasons to be impressed. We may not live near the…
Davis connects the dots on climate change
Davis proudly took part in a powerful and moving global event that US environmental journalist Bill McKibben called “one of the last best chances to educate our civilization about climate change.” With thousands of communities worldwide, Davis joined Climate Impacts Day to draw attention…
How one Davis school cut its trash by two-thirds
Ximena Jackson, Davis RISE Coordinator tells the inspiring story of how Cesar Chavez Elementary School reduced its waste from 320 gallons per week to around 100 gallons a week in the space of a few months.
YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip film!
50 States. 1 Year. Zero Garbage? The YERT or Your Environmental Road Trip film documents an extraordinary journey. Come share the adventures, the innovations and the laughs! Cool Davis invites the public to a YERT showing at the Veterans Memorial Theater on Tuesday, March 20…
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…
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A few weeks ago Thom Porter, the chief of the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, said,…
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