Festival touts green changes of every size
This article by Cory Golden is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise, one of the Cool Davis’ Festival sponsors. Allen Doyle remembers seeing craters in Alaska left behind by vanished permafrost. On Saturday at the Cool Davis Festival — the Central Park pep rally for all…
Grow Your Own Food! Community Gardening in Davis
For those of us itching to grow our own food but who don’t have a bountiful yard or whose yards may be shaded by beautiful trees, community gardens are one option. And luckily, Davis has two public community gardens and a slew of other ‘community’ gardening options available to choose from!
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…
Festival to promote learning by seeing and sampling
The upcoming Cool Davis Festival on October 13 wl brought together four passionate expert presenters in a special demonstration booth to show visitors how they can integrate low-carbon solutions into their daily lives. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make sustainable sushi, create…
Nature’s Theater presents "The Search for King Carbon"
With a little bit of folly, a little bit of learning and a lot of laughs, Nature’s Theater returned to the Cool Davis Festival on Saturday, October 13th with a free theatrical performance for the whole family. The show is called The Search for King…
Keep Your Business Running Cool with New HVAC Program
From Yolo Energy Watch It’s still air conditioning (AC) season in the Central Valley, which means AC units are logging lots of hours to beat back the heat. In Northern California, on average one-third of a typical commercial building’s energy usage comes from HVAC (Heating,…
Davis Farm to School to Expand Throughout Yolo
John Young, Yolo County Agriculture Commissioner inspired Davis Farmers Market Foundation to consider taking their inspirational Davis Farm to School program to other schools throughout Yolo County.
How to Hold a Zero Waste Neighbors’ Night Out
What can be better than getting together on Neighbors’ Night Out for a pot-luck? The event already includes camaraderie, good food and fun…Why not challenge yourselves to go for zero waste?
How to Become a One Cool City
Cool Davis is a citizen group working to support the Davis Climate Action and Adaptation Plan goals to lower our collective carbon footprint. The organization is focused on solutions to help us reduce our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in three main areas: 1) Transportation, 2)…
Festival Celebrates One Cool City
The Cool Davis Festival ran from 9 am to 1:30 pm Saturday, October 13, in Central Park, a new venue for the third annual event. A full schedule of entertainment, activities, informative exhibits and displays helped Davisites make choices that connect a low-carbon lifestyle with…
Per Capita Davis: Wind energy potential explored
This column on wind energy and our campaign for ‘One Cool City’ is by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis and is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. When we think of renewable energy in Davis or Yolo County, we (or at least I) think…
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.
Move more with your bike
Dani Lee, Sustainability Manager, UC Davis Dining Services, email@example.com, 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…
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.”
Cool Davis Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members
During the last few months, the original Cool Davis Foundation (CDF) Board has welcomed four new members who will be invaluable as we develop a new and different governance structure, and seek to build capacity to develop policy, manage projects and grants, increase its fund-raising…
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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