Davis Faith Groups Take Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Story Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. February 17, 2015 Community Invited to March 7 Conference Do we have a moral obligation to take action to protect the future of a planet in peril? By Lynne Nittler Kathleen Dean Moore posed this question to 100 world visionaries…
Interfaith Climate Conference – Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Standing at the cliff edge of climate chaos…Where do we find the courage and the hope? The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice invites people of faith and the public to the third annual Interfaith Climate Conference to hear author and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore…
The Net Zero Challenge: A case study for home, church and city
Gerry Braun, former founding director of the Renewable Energy Center and active member of St Martin’s Care for God’s Creation shares his experiences of ‘going for zero’ in his home, church and working with the City of Davis. In a fascinating piece, he shares his…
Welcoming Davis Friends Meeting, a new Cool Davis Partner
By Lynne Nittler The EarthCare Group of Davis Friends Meeting met in Nan Rowan’s cozy living room to discuss whether to become a partner of the Cool Davis Coalition. They began with a few minutes of silent meditation to center their thoughts and dispel the…
Protecting a Planet in Peril
By Lynne Nittler The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice Conference: Putting Faith into Action brought together 113 people on Sunday, April 30 at the Davis United Methodist Church. Our topic could not have been more timely. The IPCC released its report the following morning…
Learning to put Faith into Action
Cross-posted from the Enterprise from March 9, 2014 By Beth Robbins and Lynne Nittler Our current way of living is not compatible with the planet we live on. The good news is, we have an opportunity to do something about it now. If we make…
Interfaith Climate Crisis Conference
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice presents Climate Crisis Conference: Putting our Faith into Action Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 1:30 -5:30 pm United Methodist Church of Davis (1620 Anderson Road, Davis) All are welcome to attend the Interfaith Climate Crisis Conference. Our current way…
Travel Lite Challenge
Bike, Walk, Ride Transit, or Carpool to the First Worship of every month Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice launched their Travel Lite Challenge the first weekend in October in seven faith groups across town. The first worship of each month they will continue to…
Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice updates
The newly forming Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate is open to any faith group members, or even non-faith folks, who wish to address climate justice and climate disruption issues on a variety of levels. Currently we have people from 8-10 faith groups meeting on a…
Earth lovers, be part of the solution
I read a text on a friend’s smart phone recently that said: “Save the earth; it’s the only planet with chocolate!” As we approach Earth Day on April 22, it’s good to reflect on the value of something we often take for granted: the earth…
Putting our Faith into Action
The faith community of Yolo County is ready to put their faith into action to slow climate change. More than eighty representatives of about 20 different faith groups met for a three-hour interfaith conference “Climate Crisis: Putting Faith into Action” on March 3rd as a…
Forward on Climate: Bay Area February 17
The Keystone XL Pipeline is the current battleground of the emerging Climate Movement. The time has come time for activists to draw a line against more carbon emissions into the atmosphere and hold it.
Lutheran Church of the Incarnation Joins the Cool Davis Coalition!
Cool Davis is always pleased to welcome another faith group into the fold.
Interfaith Climate Action Conference
Several Davis Faith Groups will present a short, free conference for faith groups: “Climate Crisis: Putting Faith into Action” from 1:45 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the UU Church of Davis at 27074 Patwin Road in Davis.
The True Cost of Oil: Images of Beauty and Devastation
“Canada’s Tar Sands are perhaps the most visually compelling example of all that is wrong with our addiction to fossil fuels and why we must change or face dire consequences for all life on Earth,” says Garth Lenz in his slideshow talk, The True Cost…
Unitarian Church Green Sanctuary
The Unitarian Church in Davis has put its faith into practice on sustainability for many years – and is an active member of the Cool Davis initiative. In 2005, the UUCD embarked on the important and daunting task of becoming a Green Sanctuary: a church whose members truly live with “respect for the interdependent web of which we are a part.”
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Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
HUGE WIN! Maine just became the 1st state to pass a law requiring divestment from fossil fuels!
Other states should follow suit and ensure their public funds don’t drive the climate crisis.
Divestment goes Maine-stream - Grist
Maine just became the first state in the nation to pass an actual law requiring divestment of public funds from oil, gas, and coal companies.
The City is opening a cooling center today (Wed.) from 1pm to 8 pm located at the Davis Senior Center at 646 A St. Please use the 7th St entrance to the West multipurpose room. The cooling center will remain open through Sat. (daily hours 1 pm to 8 pm). Masks are required.
Tonight's the night! Please register to join (virtually) the next meeting of the Davis Electric Vehicle Association on Wednesday, June 9 at 6:00 p.m. (PDT).
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: DEVA Meeting June 9, . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
Meeting of DEVA Happens every other month on the 2nd Wednesday at 6:00 pm
"Hallelujah. A day for celebration! I have a great story to share about how “all of us” ... won and killed the bill AB 1139 that wanted to kill rooftop Solar in California." @aztecsolar @RepowerYolo @SolarCitadel #gosolardavis
Grassroots Coalition Rallied to Keep California a Pro-Solar State - Cool Davis
Hallelujah. A day for celebration! I have a great story to share about how “all of us” won yesterday ...