Yolo Master Gardeners Tackle Climate Change Adaptations
Editor’s Note: Thank you to Editor James Fowler from Yolo County Master Gardeners (UCCE) for agreeing to share this article. UCCE Master Gardeners in Yolo and Solano Counties are volunteer employees of the University of California. We can assist with community awareness regarding global temperature…
Per Capita Davis: Scientists got it mostly right
The article on the front page of the New York Times was headlined, “The Year Global Warming Turned Model Into Menace.” The article itself basically says that predictions scientists have been making for decades based on computer models have now been proven correct. The planet…
Per Capita Davis: Power companies may be motivated by the ‘X’ factor
Long before there was an X Prize there was an Orteig Prize. According to Wikipedia, way back in 1919, a French hotel owner offered a prize of $25,000 for the first person to fly nonstop across the Atlantic from New York to Paris. Charles Lindberg…
Per Capita Davis: One step forward, two steps back?
Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise December 21, 2016 By John Mott-Smith I typically use the last column of the year to sum up progress, or the lack of it, in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. This year there’s so much to say, perhaps summed up as “elections…
Per Capita Davis: Stamp Out Global Warming
This column by John Mott-Smith is republished from the Davis Enterprise. The US Postal Service is making a commitment to sustainability with “Go Green” stamps and practices. I confess: I still go to the library to look things up, have a land line in the…
Per Capita Davis: The Pace of Change
(This column is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise) The term “early adopter” doesn’t apply to me, not by a long shot. I am slow to pick up on new technology, and more than a little choosy when I do adopt a change, gadget or gizmo….
Per capita Davis: Breaking the Record
This adapted column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis, is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. We humans love data. We keep track of all kinds of stuff. How much rain did we get, is it more or less than “normal?” When was the…
Per capita Davis: year in review
John Mott-Smith, member of Cool Davis and columnist for Davis Enterprise reviews whether, overall, the year was one of progress or retreat on tackling climate change, whether we are closer to avoiding or experiencing the consequences of our actions or inactions. The question is complicated…
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When each of us acts with compassion for the people and places of our community, we fuel our common courage to address this crisis. Thank you for your past compassion for our organization and your courageous donation to Cool Davis today. #givingtuesday
There's still time to change some of those holiday mainstays to plant-based #veganrecipes
Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency seeks volunteers to assist with COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Volunteers must complete the “Medical Points of Dispensing (MPOD)” course at http://yolopodclasses.org.
There is a difference between "carbon neutral" and "fossil free" and these students have hit on it. They report emissions have not dropped significantly despite so many efforts.
I call on all UC Davis affiliates (students, staff, faculty, alums, etc) - please sign ✍🏼& share🐦 this petition for the bold action we need to fight the #ClimateCrisis. Let's #decarbonize.
Press release: https://davisite.org/2021/11/activists-launch-fossil-free-uc-davis-campaign.html