Solar panels at Davis Community, and other churches, providing lots of electricity
A recently installed array of solar panels on the roof at Davis Community Church is now providing about three-quarters of the electricity used by the congregation, which has a one-block campus across the street from Central Park in downtown Davis. Several other local congregations are…
La Gotita “Little Raindrop” Advocates for Human Right to Water
You may have gotten a hug from La Gotita at a Cool Davis festival or seen her on Cool Davis social media channels, but did you know that La Gotita has helped change the world by lobbying for the human right to water in both North…
Screening of Film ‘From the Ashes’ by Interfaith Alliance
Wednesday, June 14 at 6 pm
Soil: The Forgotten Gift Underfoot
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…
Theological Ethicist Reveals Climate Action Blueprint
Davis Interfaith Alliance Fifth Annual Climate Conference March 29, 2017 By Jim Schaal “Humankind hovers on a precipice. Climate change is a threat to human life on earth, yet it will not be suffered equally among us.” Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, a distinguished theological ethicist whose…
Facing the Challenges of Climate Change in Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia
The 2016-17 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows present: The Challenges of Climate Change in Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia on Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis (27074 Patwin Road). Each Humphrey Fellow will talk about climate impacts in his…
Davis Unitarians Befriended Cool Davis from the Beginning
April 3, 2017 By Lynne Nittler The Unitarians Universalist (UU) Church of Davis befriended Cool Davis when it first formed in 2010, and we’ve stayed good friends ever since! Cool Davis’s relationship with UU is a natural fit because UU principles support the Cool Davis…
Interfaith Conference 2017: Climate Justice and Hope
5th Annual Interfaith Climate Conference, March 11th 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. “Humankind hovers on a precipice. On one side is the current path toward almost unimaginable climate disaster, in which those least responsible for climate change suffer first and foremost its deadly consequences. The…
Radical Hope with Fred Small
Radical Hope: an Evening of Songs and Conscience with Fred Small provides an uplifting note to inspire our own continuing climate justice work. Hear him Saturday, April 9 at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis. Seating is limited. Online sign up is below.
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
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….
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…
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…
Sacramento Interfaith Climate March on November 1, 2015
We invite you to join us in an Interfaith Climate March to support the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris and California’s groundbreaking efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The march will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on November 1, 2015. We…
The Pope’s Encyclical and Climate Change: Two visitors at the Vatican
The Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change is an amazing document. It is poetic, visionary, insightful, pragmatic, beautiful… Addressed to “every living person on this planet” it lays out the interconnected problems facing humanity and calls for urgent dialogue and action. His words will open you…
Videos of Kathleen Dean Moore, Panel, and Workshops
Cool Davis and the Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice brought an eloquent climate speaker – author and nature advocate Kathleen Dean Moore – to Davis for a community talk on March 6 and as the keynote speaker for the third annual Interfaith Climate Conference on…
The Ecological Hopeful
Karen Klussendorf, UU Worship Associate Earth Day, April 26, 2015 I did NOT want to come up here and tell you how you can get involved in the Environmental Movement, or give you “new” ideas for recycling, reducing, reusing or even to give you statistics…
Give Cool on Big Day of Giving!
Cool Davis is joining hundreds of local organizations on May 3rd 2016 for the Big Day of Giving! This is a great opportunity for you to support our work and multiply your donation by numerous local businesses and donors. With your support we can put in motion the resources…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A message from Fossil Free California: On May 20, the University of California revealed that it had completed the full divestment of its $1.26 billion portfolio. ... our intention [is] to promote divestment to “build back better”
UC becomes nation's largest university to divest fully from fossil fuels
The University of California has fully divested from all fossil fuels, the nation's largest university to do so as pressure grows at Harvard, Stanford...
GM EV Batteries Will Last For 1 Million Miles & Have 600 Mile Range
GM EV Batteries Will Last For 1 Million Miles & Have 600 Mile Range
General Motors says it is making good progress toward new batteries with higher energy density and lower costs. It will use pouch cells manufactured a...
Join Tuleyome from where you are. The flowers will keep coming!
Tomorrow (5/22) at 9AM is our Bear Valley Virtual Wildflower Tour! Join us in #EnjoyingOutsideInside
Register for free in advance at http://tuleyome.org/events/bear-valley-virtual-wildflower-tour/
The City of Davis is hosting a special Bike Bingo contest to celebrate May Is Bike Month. The contest is open to Davis students Kindergarten through 12th grade. Fill in your bingo cards for a chance to win weekly prizes.
May Is Bike Month Bingo Contest for Students - Cool Davis
Bike Bingo Contest Week 4 - May 24 - 30