Per Capita Davis: Seattle, Portland are sustainability models
This column by Cool Davis member, John Mott-Smith is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. Davis is proud of its record on energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability, and justifiably so, but there are other communities that think they are the leader in pioneering efforts to…
Per capita Davis: Cows, wind and airplanes
This column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis, is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise although it has been reordered slightly to emphasise our locality. I wrote recently about wind energy in Yolo County, and a reader emailed to ask if I knew anything…
Per capita Davis: Cool Davis gets festive
John Mott-Smith is a member of Cool Davis and a regular columnist at the Davis Enterprise from which this article has been cross-posted. It’s that time of year again, when the folks at Cool Davis put on the annual funfest to make real their organization’s…
Move more with your bike
Dani Lee, Sustainability Manager, UC Davis Dining Services, firstname.lastname@example.org, 559-351-4354 shares some top tips on how to transport more on your bike So you live in Davis, right? Mostly likely, you own a bike. If not, then stop reading and get yourself over to Bike…
Could YOU drive on electrons?
Peter Kerr explains the environmental advantages of electric vehicles, what they are like to drive, their many advantages and how to deal with longer trips. Imagine for a minute that the regular car in your garage transformed overnight into a fully electric vehicle (EV). How…
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…
Unitrans teams up with Cool Davis to promote public transport
Unitrans, which has offered bus services for university members and Davis residents since 1968 is the latest organisation to join the Cool Davis coalition.
Sign up now for the Cool California challenge
The pressure is on to determine the coolest California city. Davisites, unite! Between now and July 31, we are asking as many Davis households as possible to go online and sign up for the Cool California Challenge (www.cooldavis.org/challenge). Sign up your household, answer a few…
Per Capita Davis: Biking around town
John Mott-Smith is a member of the Cool Davis Initiative core group. This article is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise I really appreciate readers sending ideas for columns. Other ideas come from meetings, talks, conversations on the street and out of thin air. Although it…
Check out electric vehicles at Friday cruise and Sunday festival
Article by Manny Rin of Cool Davis, cross-posted from Davis Enterprise Vroom! Boom! These sounds of a traditional automobile show will be noticeably absent in the upcoming Cool Davis Cruise About and the plug-in electric vehicle show-and-tells coming to Davis this weekend. With increasing gas…
Cool Davis Cruise About – Friday, October 14, 2011
The Cool Davis Initiative will host a Plug-in Vehicle Cruise through downtown Davis. The cruise will end in a show & tell at the Pavilion in Central Park. October 14th is also the 2nd Friday ArtAbout and also marks the traditional UC Davis Homecoming Pajamarino. Everyone…
Cool Davis backs California Clean Cars Campaign
The Cool Davis Initiative is backing a state-wide campaign in support of improving Californian car emission standards that will help reduce air pollution, protect public health and tackle climate change. In November, 2011, the California Air Resources Board will vote on the California Car emissions…
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And thanks @AutumnLabbeRenault for this link chock full of information, education, and celebration (if you missed it Saturday here's the video): Yolo County Virtual Juneteenth Celebration
A message from Racial Justice Advocates from last Saturday June 19: People across the country are celebrating Juneteenth ... a celebration of Black American life, resilience ...
Smithsonian National Museum for African American History & Culture at
HUGE WIN! Maine just became the 1st state to pass a law requiring divestment from fossil fuels!
Other states should follow suit and ensure their public funds don’t drive the climate crisis.
Divestment goes Maine-stream - Grist
Maine just became the first state in the nation to pass an actual law requiring divestment of public funds from oil, gas, and coal companies.
The City is opening a cooling center today (Wed.) from 1pm to 8 pm located at the Davis Senior Center at 646 A St. Please use the 7th St entrance to the West multipurpose room. The cooling center will remain open through Sat. (daily hours 1 pm to 8 pm). Masks are required.