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…
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.
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…
City of Davis and Schools sponsor Renewable Energy Bill
Davis’ schools and Joe Krovoza, the mayor of Davis have co-sponsored a bill by Senator Lois Walk, that could allow Californian residents to get their power from renewable resources and thereby create new investment and jobs across California.
Community choice energy workshop on June 14
Is it time for Davis to have control over its own energy future and make the investments in renewable energy that all we want. Cool Davis is sponsoring a Community Choice Energy Workshop at 6:30 PM on Thursday, June 14 at the Davis Senior Center…
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: Rising temperatures are concerning
This article, written by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. About a month ago, there was an article in the paper about the high temperatures in March in the United States. Of course, the usual disclaimer is still…
Per Capita Davis: Rising temperatures are concerning
This fortnightly column by John Mott-Smith is cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. About a month ago, there was an article in the paper about the high temperatures in March in the United States. Of course, the usual disclaimer is still necessary: It’s not possible to draw…
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…
May 5: Come join Flash Flood Mob at Yolo Bypass Levee!
At 9:30am on Saturday May 5, a Flash Flood Mob will converge on top of the levee at the Yolo causeway with umbrellas, a banner of lapping waves and orange dots symbolizing heavy rain storms and flooding.
PG&E hopes to offer Green Option
Reposted from Davis Enterprise PG&E may soon make “going green” a little easier for its customers. On Tuesday, the utility went before the California Public Utilities Commission to formally propose a “Green Option” program that, if approved, would allow PG&E to offer 100 percent renewable…
Per Capita Davis: Acting locally, acting globally
This regular column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis, is reposted from the Davis Enterprise Bill McKibben, founder of the 350.org movement, spoke at the university on Monday. The place was packed, with all 400 seats full. McKibben is a writer and author…
Mayor: city commits to reduce carbon footprint
This edited article appeared in Sacramento Press and covers the launch on April 3 2012 of the Cool California challenge and the participation of Davis, Sacramento and Citrus Heights Mayor Kevin Johnson spoke at his weekly press conference on Sacramento’s commitment to the Cool California…
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…
How cool are we?
The CoolCalifornia Challenge began today on April 2 2012. In the next few months, we’ll find out just how cool we really are in Davis, one household at a time. “It’s a fun competition,” says Chris Granger, one of the key Cool Davis organizers. “Every…
From Durban to Davis video of workshop
Video provided by Davis Media Access of Cool Davis workshop, “From Durban to Davis: Local Action Key to Tackling Climate Crisis” featuring speakers Nick Buxton, Transnational Institute; Chris Jones, Cool California; Chris Granger, Cool Davis. Recorded March 1, 2012 at the International House, Davis, CA
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The CPUC proposal to revise the current net energy metering framework was not on the agenda for today's business meeting.
California's proposed NEM tariffs could halve residential solar market by 2024: WoodMac
The proposed decision has not yet been scheduled for a full CPUC vote, a potential sign that the agency is eval...
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Schwarzenegger: We Put Solar Panels on 1 Million Roofs in California. That Win Is Now Under Threat.
Opinion | Schwarzenegger: We Put Solar Panels on 1 Million Roofs in California. That Win Is Now Under Threat.
Removing incentives to encourage homeowners to install solar panels is a bad idea.