Environmental Impacts of COVID-19
It’s hard to ignore how much of our lives COVID-19 has changed. Right now, most people’s main concern is keeping themselves and others healthy, while other important issues have been put on the back burner. Before the global pandemic, the main natural disaster scientists warned…
Per Capita Davis: Lessons learned can be easily forgotten
As a country, we periodically experience shocks, sometimes big ones that change our national psyche. The Great Depression, World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Great Recession, the attack on 9/11 come to mind as examples. In each case, our country was different after…
Solar with a Re-roof Is a Good Match!
Breaking News! Effective May 4, 2020, Yolo County announced it is now allowing construction and other limited activities to resume. The City of Davis is accepting new construction permit applications and resuming processing of existing applications. The building counter in City Hall remains closed to…
Online Classes Great for the Environment but Student Mental Health Suffers
In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of U.S. colleges have closed their campuses and switched to online classes. Around 20 million college students are watching lectures at home and taking tests online. And while this decision has been jarring for many students, it’s…
From Cool Davis Director and Staff: Corona Virus and Community Resilience
We here at Cool Davis are working to adapt and respond to the challenges due to COVID-19 and our shelter-in-place directive. We are well, working from home, and meeting regularly online. We are continuing to work at the service of our community as we have…
Standing Strong: A Message from our Board President, Michael McCormick
This April 22 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and our Cool Davis 10th anniversary is coming in June. We had planned to celebrate with you in person but COVID-19 and our shelter in place directive has fundamentally changed pretty much everything. Those events…
Per Capita Davis: Some good news in a time of anxiety
I’ve been thinking a lot about “sustainability” the last few weeks and intended to write about it. But that would take me down a sort of dark road, and in these strange times I feel a need for something positive, lighter, hopeful. So here is some…
Please join the Davis Electrical Vehicle Association on Wednesday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual meeting open to newbies and owners alike.
Agenda: Welcome & introductions
Hot topics – Share recent EV news that you’ve heard
National Drive Electric Week – Planning for Davis’s September 25 event
New Valley Clean Energy EV rebate program – Sierra Huffman, Valley Clean Energy
EVs for the long haul: the future for heavy-duty trucks – Ash Dalal, DEVA
Highlights of Norway EV symposium – Katrina Sutton, DEVA
We’ll end with a general discussion of EVs and also open the meeting to questions, especially from people who are new to EVs.
Please register in advance for this meeting.
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The community review period for the City’s draft 2020-2040 Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) is open to the public for an extended 60-day period that will close on Oct 10.
To read the CAAP, visit: https://buff.ly/3SC9XmM.
Submit comments at : https://buff.ly/3wfFv8H.
DEVA invites you for their Aug 10 6pm virtual meeting open to newbies and owners alike.
Hot topics – National Drive Electric Week planning - New @VCleanEnergy Electric Vehicle rebates – trucks updates.
Register for Zoom link https://www.cooldavis.org/civicrm/mailing/url/?u=16389&qid=283181