Service Day of Action – October 15
Want to get your hands dirty, learn some new skills and take of the planet too? As part of the Festival in October, Cool Davis has linked up with different community organizations and set up various exciting projects where volunteers can learn to grow food,…
Cool Davis thanks festival sponsors
Cool Davis Initiative would like to thank the various community organizations that have supported the festival. If you would like to donate to Cool Davis, please visit Cool Davis Foundation and show your support! Visit our Festival Sponsorship page for a full list of donors.
Cool Davis Festival to culminate weekend of special sustainable events
The Cool Davis Festival – which is rapidly approaching – now features as the finale in a long weekend of special events on sustainability. These include film festivals, a plug-in vehicle cruise and a Service Day of Action. Don’t miss out!
What can one person do when 6.8 billion people are frying the planet?
A great comic-style blog post written by a blogger, Franke James in Toronto but equally valid in Davis.
Free composting classes
The City of Davis Recycling Program is offering free composting classes at the following locations and dates: Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Boulevard Monday, October 3 from 3:00pm to 4:30 pm at the…
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 Foundation
The Cool Davis Foundation, is a fundraising non-profit organization that supports initiatives related to the Cool Davis Initiative, environmental stewardship, and eco-justice. Until September 2011, it hosted together with the City of Davis most information on the Initiative. Its website is still live and can be visited…
Free home energy assessments
Free home energy assessments (approximate value $500) will be available to Yolo County home owners if they sign up at an upcoming Energy Upgrade California event (some restrictions may apply). A drop-in event will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 4:30 to 8:00pm at…
September 24: An evening in honor of the Earth
The Cool Davis Initiative and The Village Homeowners Association are presenting An Evening in Honor of Planet Earth featuring readings by internationally-acclaimed author Kim Stanley Robinson and songs by local musicians. On Saturday, September 24 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., guests will sample home-made desserts and enjoy…
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…
Unitarian Church Green Sanctuary
The Unitarian Church in Davis has put its faith into practice on sustainability for many years – and is an active member of the Cool Davis initiative. In 2005, the UUCD embarked on the important and daunting task of becoming a Green Sanctuary: a church whose members truly live with “respect for the interdependent web of which we are a part.”
Cool Davis September 2011 newsletter
Cool Davis’ September newsletter is out, with articles featuring: History of Davis and action on climate change Coop promotes local food fare Waste-free picnic tips Veggie Bag Project Evening with Planet Earth, September 24 Day of Service, October 15 CDI Partner profiles >Download it here…
Cool Davis on local community television
In June 2011, Davis Community Television in their program “In our studio” hosted Lynne Nittler, Asha Byrd and Chris Granger of the Cool Davis Initiative. Check out this great video introduction to Cool Davis: how it started, what its aims are, and how people can…
Cool Davis August 2011 Newsletter
August’s newsletter includes features on: Sustainable Living Workshop, August 15 One Farm at a Time programme Welcome to new partners including Yolo County Housing, Church & Society Committee of Davis United Methodist Church and Davis Media Access CDI Festival 2011 news Endorsements sought for CA…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Vision Statement: Davis is a…
Cool Davis July Newsletter
July’s newsletter includes features on: Water,Energy & Greenhouse gases Call for Projects for Service Day, October 15th Recommended Website http://cal-adapt.org Conservation Biology seminars CDI welcomes new partners Freedom from high energy bills Cool Davis Festival information CA Clean Car program >Download Cool Davis July Newsletter
Newsletter archive: July 2010 to May 2011
Below is the archive of newsletters (all in PDF format) from July 2010 to May 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter May 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter April 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter March 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter February 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter November 2010 Cool Davis Newsletter January…
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