Smart, clean and local energy technologies for Davis
(Cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise by Gerry Braun and Lorenzo Kristov) In their last article, Gerry Braun and Richard McCann summarized energy service options available to Davis, pointing to the benefits of locally accountable energy service delivering clean, low-carbon electricity to Davis residents and businesses….
Cool Davis Festival promotes healthy living, family fun and saving money
(By Claire Black Slotton and Nick Buxton) Let’s see, would you rather go downtown with friends or stay home to save money to pay your water and electricity bill? Spend large sums on gas and get snarled in traffic or keep fit and live strong?…
Festival links sky to soil to plate
(By Leslie Crenna) Look skyward and you will intuitively sense the need to conserve water and support an ever drier landscape. When you lower your gaze, you may feel a bit overwhelmed to see lawn irrigation flowing into storm drains, trees with burned leaves and…
Volunteer leaders share hopes for festival
The Cool Davis Festival’s success depends on its volunteers. Jennifer Grace Gordon interviews this year’s leadership team on their plans and visions for this fifth annual celebration that combines food and fun, green living with cost-saving
Cool Davis Festival – October 11, 2014
Save the date for Cool Davis’ flagship festival in your diary. It will take place 8am-1pm on Saturday October 11th 2014 in Central Park. We need lots of volunteers so if you would like to get involved, please fill in our volunteer form. For information…
Getting cooler every time: Cool Davis festival 2013
Well, our name is Cool Davis, then early this year we won the California Coolest City award, so getting ‘cooler all the time’ seemed an apt slogan to describe Cool Davis fourth annual festival. The five-hour-long event on Saturday October 12 certainly managed to live…
Cool Davis inspires thousands to be energy savers
Cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise, one of Cool Davis’ sponsors for the festival A rich aroma of sizzling garlic and green beans in a bubbling orange-colored curry wafts skyward from a smoking cast iron pan. An audible “mmm” is heard, emanating from somewhere within the…
Have Fun at the Cool Davis Festival!
Getting Cooler all the Time Come one, come all! The Cool Davis Festival offers loads of family fun Saturday morning, October 12, 8 AM to 1:30 PM at Central Park next to the Farmers Market. Entertainment, interactive exhibits and information about carbon footprint reduction through…
Demonstrations Target Festivalgoers’ Carbon ‘Foodprint’
This story is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise on October 1, 2013. It was written by Anya McCann Our food print is a significant part of our total carbon footprint. At the October 12th festival, visitors can watch two intriguing demonstrations, sample olive oil and…
Cool Davis Festival: Getting Cooler all the Time!
This article is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise, Sunday, September 15, 2013. by Kerry Daane Loux, Cool Davis Festival Chair It’s a Festival! The City of Davis, officially named ‘Coolest California City’ in June 2013, is celebrating our One Cool City. Join neighbors and friends…
Festival announced for October 12 2013
Save the Date! Cool Davis Festival, our annual landmark event has been confirmed for Saturday, October 12th. It will be held again in Central Park 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you would like more information, to volunteer, or to help with planning– email us…
Cool Davis Coalition Meets Thursday, April 4
The Cool Davis Coalition invites all current partners plus interested individuals and aspiring partners to attend a coalition meeting and social gathering on Thursday, April 4 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Eleanor Roosevelt Circle. Eleanor Roosevelt Circle is situated at Cantrill and Fifth Street to the…
Cool Davis Festival Successes!
The Cool Davis Festival, held October 13 in Central Park, was a terrific success, drawing more participants than ever before. Participants were treated to a Bike Circus where city council members raced each other on Whymcycles . The Plug-in Electric Vehicle show was busy all…
Thanks to Cool Davis Festival Team Leaders, Volunteers, Partners and Sponsors!
We are so grateful for all the work that our volunteers, leaders partners and sponsors did to make the Cool Davis Festival 2012 so successful! With nearly 70 exhibits, great weather and all your efforts to make this new venue work, it was a beautiful…
Festival touts green changes of every size
This article by Cory Golden is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise, one of the Cool Davis’ Festival sponsors. Allen Doyle remembers seeing craters in Alaska left behind by vanished permafrost. On Saturday at the Cool Davis Festival — the Central Park pep rally for all…
Per capita Davis: Cool Davis gets festive
John Mott-Smith is a member of Cool Davis and a regular columnist at the Davis Enterprise from which this article has been cross-posted. It’s that time of year again, when the folks at Cool Davis put on the annual funfest to make real their organization’s…
Festival to promote learning by seeing and sampling
The upcoming Cool Davis Festival on October 13 wl brought together four passionate expert presenters in a special demonstration booth to show visitors how they can integrate low-carbon solutions into their daily lives. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make sustainable sushi, create…
Nature’s Theater presents "The Search for King Carbon"
With a little bit of folly, a little bit of learning and a lot of laughs, Nature’s Theater returned to the Cool Davis Festival on Saturday, October 13th with a free theatrical performance for the whole family. The show is called The Search for King…
Learn about current Biden Administration environment updates and our local energy utility Valley Clean Energy at the video recording of the Cool Davis Q1 Coalition meeting. Super informative!
Welcome Chris Granger, Exec Dir, Cool Davis, Coalition check-ins
Biden Administration environment updates with Michael McCormick, Cool Davis Board Chair
Valley Clean Energy overview and details with Mitch Sears, General Manager
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Watch the video recording of the Cool Davis Q1 Coalition meeting. Super informative! Featuring Michael McCormick, Cool Davis Board Chair, and @VCleanEnergy overview and details with Mitch Sears, Valley Clean Energy General Manager. @CityofDavis
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