Try it out! Lease an electric car!
February 2016 by Eugen Dunlap (email@example.com) By now you’ve heard about and seen electric vehicles (EVs). Maybe you already have solar on your roof with extra charge left over. Now is the ideal time to take advantage of current, aggressive leasing options available for EVs….
Community Choice Energy Forum – Feb 11th
February 11, 2016, 6:30 pm Veterans Memorial Center Club Room Electricity in Davis with greater consumer choice, local control, double the green energy and competitive rates? How is this possible? On February 11, 2016, come to the Veterans Memorial Center Club Room at 6:30 p.m….
4th Annual Interfaith Climate Conference March 5, 2016
RSVP/Register NOW When: Saturday, March 5th from 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Where: St. James Catholic Church; 1275 B St., Davis, CA 95616 Cost: Free, suggested donation $10-20 RSVP: Register in advance HERE or at the door
Yolo Move-On joins Cool Davis
Yolo Move-On is a natural partner for Cool Davis. Their mission statement describes them as an active, local subset of the larger community of more than 8 million Americans from all walks of life who use the connective power of the internet and personal political…
Mutual Housing California: Transforming Lives and Building Community
Cool Davis welcomes Mutual Housing California, through its local affiliate Mutual Housing Yolo, as its latest coalition partner. For more than 25 years, the nonprofit organization, which provides housing for low wage workers and their families, has been “bridging the green divide” by bringing solar…
Growing Cities For Financial and Neighborhood Sustainability
Joe Minicozzi’s Partner is coming to Davis! How Davis can use public data to plan growth so our community is financially strong as well as socially and environmentally resilient. Keynote Speaker: Charles Marohn, Nationally Recognized Transportation & Urban Planner When: Friday January 22 — 10 am…
Final Oil train hearings in early February – Speak up now!
Every voice counts! The public is invited to both hearings! The California oil train sagas continue with an urgent next chapter for both the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project in Benicia and the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project in San Luis Obispo. Both cities will hold…
Save-the-Date: Climate Conference on March 5th at St. Jame
The 4th Annual Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice Conference features keynote speaker Joan Brown, a Franciscan Sister, recipient of the 2015 White House Champion of Change award, and Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. Our feisty speaker will share her experiences at…
Three Farms, Five Courses: Cooking the CSA Box
Chef Debra Chase presents a free cooking demonstration this Saturday, January 23, from 3-5pm at the United Methodist Church (1620 Anderson Road). Two lucky people will win free CSA boxes to take home! What better way to learn how to cook for a cooler planet….
Please sign on: West Coast Cities People’s Declaration: No New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure, Just Transition Now
The following letter from Daphne Wysham in Portland, Oregon, invites individuals and organizations to sign on to a West Coast Cities People’s Declaration: No New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure, Just Transition Now. Scroll down to read this important Declaration.
Paris Climate Talks Articles Worth Reading
There’s a lot to read about the Paris Climate Talks, and it’s hard to navigate your way to the most significant articles. Here are a few worth reading on weather-related disasters, climate refugees, Naomi Klein’s take on silencing the most impacted by climate change and…
Nov. 29 Climate Vigil: Think Global, Act Local
Dear friends, What a beautiful evening! Thank you all for bringing your gifts and coming together to launch the Paris Climate Talks in such a grounded way at our Interfaith Prayer Vigil at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation. How grateful I am for…
Give Cool on Giving Tuesday
This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Cool Davis, many of our partners and other local non-profits are participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. We invite you to join the movement and to help get out the give this December 1. •…
Shop Green and Local
December 2015 Gift Ideas List: Give Green, Shop local. Grow our economy. Shrink our carbon footprint. Members of the Davis Climate Action Team, concerned citizens and Cool Davis created a list of suggestions for a greener holiday celebration. Get two for one this holiday season….
Interfaith Alliance introduces Meatless Monday
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for climate Justice has introduced Interfaith Meatless Monday to most of its 11 member congregations. Joining Meatless Monday is One Simple Thing we can do to address climate change. For the health of the planet, for our own health, to save water,…
Praying and transformation in a time of Climate Change
The 40,000 world leaders from 190 countries are gathered in Paris to reach an agreement to curb carbon emissions and to find ways to support vulnerable countries and communities in adapting to the impacts of climate change that are happening right now. Our prayers are…
Helpful Resources for the Paris Climate Talks
The Paris Climate Talks make people all around the globe stop and think about this earth – our one home – and our relationship to it. Clearly we are out of sync, and our use, and sometimes abuse, of the planet is causing serious repercussions…
Climate Vigil on Eve of Paris Talks
On November 29, the eve of the Paris Climate Talks, our prayers will join those of other citizens of the world in support of the actions of our world leaders to preserve the environment and our shared home. We’re running out of time. Now is…
Learn to Install a Laundry Greywater System
Ever wonder where all that water goes once you’re done with it? Your shower, the kitchen sink, the bathroom. The answer is simple: the wastewater treatment plant located northeast of town just past the landfill.
Concerned about your carbon footprint?
By Jim Cramer Consider calling EcoAssistant! EcoAssistant was created in 2014 to help Davis families attain sustainable lifestyles. The four partners – Leslie Crenna, Scott Ragsdale, Keli Rutan-Jorgensen, and Chrissy Backman – frequently encounter residents who want to be good stewards of the environment but…
Move your money to a credit union or ethical bank! Credit unions usually donate to projects that strengthen local communities, and ethical banks make a commitment to support good causes. Green America Bank For Good BankTrack and Mighty Deposits are all great resources to find ethical banks!
LEARN MORE with Cathy Becker of Green America, Wednesday, November 15 at 6pm PST online. Our moderator will be Rekha Vaitla, Cool Davis board member and officer at CalSTRS.
Sign up here: www.cooldavis.org/2023/11/02/green-finances-banking-and-credit-cards-panel-yolo-earth-day-pledge/
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