Greywater Workshop: Hands-on Education and Installation
Cool Davis partner Eco Assistant is hosting a hands-on installation Greywater Workshop in West Davis on Thursday, September 7 (6:30–9:30pm), Friday, September 8 (9:30am–4:30pm), and Saturday, September 9 (9:30am–1:30pm). The two-day workshop consists of three sessions (designed to beat the heat!) featuring instruction on code…
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…
Lewis Fulton to Speak on Transportation Trends
Davis Green Drinks Speaker Series Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017 Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm Speaker: Lewis Fulton, Co-Director, STEPS Program, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis Topic: Three Revolutions in Urban Transportation: Vehicle Electrification, Automation, and Shared Mobility
Greywater Showcase: Reuse Water to Save Water
Cool Davis partner Water Wise Davis, with support from the City of Davis, is hosting a Greywater Showcase in the Davis Senior Center Activity Room 646 A Street in Davis on Wednesday, July 12, from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Come and win one of two raffle prizes: parts kit…
Changing Davis one restaurant at a time
By Special to The Enterprise From page A5 | March 29, 2017 As COOL Cuisine launches into its second year advocating for more plant-based dishes on Davis restaurant menus, its January third-Thursday event drew 54 guests to The Symposium Greek restaurant for a taste trial…
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…
The Bike Campaign: For Maria the Only Way to Go Is by Bike!
By Judy Moores Cool Davis welcomes The Bike Campaign and Bike Garage as our newest Partner! Founder and director Maria Contreras Tebbutt wants to reduce car trips and increase bike safety. It’s that simple. She encourages everyone who possibly can to take up bike riding….
Shop Like It Matters: Give Green, Shop Local This Holiday Season
December 2, 2016 Every year we’re faced with the choice of letting the holidays stress us out with a frenzied dash to make that list and check it twice or to allow the season to be a source of joy and inspiration. Most of us…
Giving Tuesday Intentions? It’s Not Too Late
November 30, 2016 Editors note: This year’s Giving Tuesday appeal letter follows. Please give generously to at least one of these local causes or our current rooftop solar campaign–Double Up on Solar–even if it’s not still Tuesday, November 29th. Dear neighbor, It’s Giving Tuesday! As…
COOL Cuisine: Get Your Veggies and Help the Planet, Too!
November 30, 2016 By Judy Moores COOL Cuisine is a coalition of local individuals and organizations who enjoy eating “plant-based” meals that has attracted hundreds of followers on Facebook and Meetup.com. COOL Cuisine’s mission is to encourage local restaurants to increase the number of plant-based…
Solar Roof Dynamics: Connecting Solar to the Roofing Industry
November 9, 2016 Cool Davis welcomes new partner Solar Roof Dynamics! When Aaron Nitzkin founded Solar Roof Dynamics (SRD), his goal was to transform the roofing industry by enabling roofing contractors to integrate solar into their business operations, and he is doing it. In a…
Circle of Bees’ Hives Tackle Bee Crisis Locally
September 29, 2016 by Judy Moores and Leslie Crenna Welcome to our new Cool Davis partner, Circle of Bees! Circle of Bees, or CoB for short, promotes care for both domestic and wild bees, which are currently threatened nationwide. This non-profit group, headed by Board…
Yolo Move-On joins Cool Davis
Yolo Move-On is a natural partner for Cool Davis. Their mission statement describes them as an active, local subset of the larger community of more than 8 million Americans from all walks of life who use the connective power of the internet and personal political…
Mutual Housing California: Transforming Lives and Building Community
Cool Davis welcomes Mutual Housing California, through its local affiliate Mutual Housing Yolo, as its latest coalition partner. For more than 25 years, the nonprofit organization, which provides housing for low wage workers and their families, has been “bridging the green divide” by bringing solar…
Learn to Install a Laundry Greywater System
Ever wonder where all that water goes once you’re done with it? Your shower, the kitchen sink, the bathroom. The answer is simple: the wastewater treatment plant located northeast of town just past the landfill.
Concerned about your carbon footprint?
By Jim Cramer Consider calling EcoAssistant! EcoAssistant was created in 2014 to help Davis families attain sustainable lifestyles. The four partners – Leslie Crenna, Scott Ragsdale, Keli Rutan-Jorgensen, and Chrissy Backman – frequently encounter residents who want to be good stewards of the environment but…
Cool Davis Welcomes New Partner: Vegans of Davis
By Judy Moores Before my interview with Lindsay Rubins of Vegans of Davis, I checked the on-line dictionary to be clear in my mind: “A vegan is someone who eats no animal products.” J: So, why, are you a vegan? L: In our world today,…
“What brings you to Soups & Stews?”
(By Pachia Vang) It was the first question our instructor asked us and we, bright-eyed and food-curious students, had a variety of answers! From being new Davis residents keen to learn more about the local food co-op, to wanting new tips on how to jazz…
UC Davis TAPS – New Coalition Partner
(By Judy Moores) When I asked Leslie Mancebo, whose official title is “transportation demand and marketing coordinator” for UC Davis’ Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS), what she did, she mentioned, “ ‘TDM!” At my puzzled look, she explained, “TAPS manages a program called the goClub…
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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