BIG GOALS for Big Day of Giving — $20,000 Give Now to Cool Davis!
Cool Davis is launching the next phase of our Cool Homes outreach efforts this fall!
Volunteer leaders must be trained and program activities prepared for the fall. The BigDay of Giving will help Cool Davis jump start this effort. Funds we raise on Big Day of Giving will support a Field Coordinator to recruit, train and manage this team of outreach and support volunteers rolling out of our energy related campaigns like Double up on Solar!. Read more…
By Chris Granger, Executive Director, Cool Davis
According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association, an organization whose federal funding is currently at risk, the years 2014-2016 were the hottest on record. Greenhouse gases and global sea level rise have also steadily increased over those years.
NOAA’s yearly State of the Climate report provides us with science-based facts that explain in no uncertain terms that the climate — which is the average of weather over time, not what it feels like on any particular day or week — is changing rapidly. Read more…
April 21, 2017
By Robb Davis, Mayor of Davis
Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise |
So how are we doing on our sustainability goals, Davis?
Well, there has been a lot of progress since the City Council adopted the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan in 2010. It’s not easy to measure the full impact of our efforts in energy use or greenhouse gas reductions yet. But we know, that when we act in Davis the impact is remarkable; we can see it everywhere! Read more…
Tony Rolfes, a career state soil scientist, will present “Soil: the Forgotten Gift Underfoot” on Sunday, April 30 from 3-4:30 pm at Congregation Bet Haverim (1715 Anderson Road, Davis).
The talk, followed by questions and answers and a short reception, is sponsored by the Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice (YIACJ) and is free to the public. This is the second in an ongoing series of Climate and Sustainability Forums. Read more…
Five ways you can reduce waste
1. Choose to reuse: Look for reusable alternatives for single-use products. Use towel and cloth napkins instead of paper. Use washable containers instead of zippered plastic bags. Bring your bags when you shop and bring your coffee mug to the café.
April 21, 2017
By Kristina Miller
As Earth Day approaches, it becomes increasingly important to spread awareness about our changing planet and how we as human beings can work together to preserve and protect it.
The words “reduce, reuse, recycle,” otherwise known as the three R’s, have echoed around the world with images of a blue and green planet surrounded by green arrows for decades. As the movement grows, so has the list to include words that promote a sustainability mindset as well as those original “Re-” actions.
April 22 this year marks the 47th anniversary of the first Earth Day! In celebration of this occasion, please join City of Davis staff for a series of environmental classes that promise to be nothing short of literary masterpieces (or at least educational and entertaining). All classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Center in the Game Room, and will run 1 to 1 ½ hours in length.
April 28, 2017
Residents from the Sacramento region will converge on our State Capitol in Sacramento this Saturday April 29th at 11am for a climate rally and march in solidarity with gatherings centered in Washington DC with sister marches exploding worldwide.
We come together to show the world and our leaders that people at the city level will lead in the joyful, life affirming work of transitioning to climate friendly lifestyles. The future of our communities teeters on the edge of climate catastrophe, and we refuse to stand idly by and watch. We know the future is in our hands.
RSVP to ride your bike to the march. CLICK HERE!
RSVP to email@example.com to ride Yolobus 42B to the rally. If we can fill the bus it will go directly to the march without stops. Indicate a 9:43 or 10:43a.m. departure.
Read more below!