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Lynne Nittler

How Davis can become one cool city

Cool Davis is a citizens group working to support the city’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan’s goals to lower our collective carbon footprint. The organization is focused on solutions to help us reduce our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in three main areas: transportation, home energy and consumption (food, goods and services). Cool Davis is poised […]

September 16, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Cool Davis Festival celebrates one cool city

Details What: Third annual Cool Davis Festival; community volunteers are welcome When: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 Where: Central Park, Fourth and C streets, downtown Davis How to help: Visit www.cooldavis.org; sponsorship opportunities are still available by emailing [email protected] By Kerry Daane Loux and Lynne Nittler Mark your calendars for the Cool […]

September 05, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

How cool are we?

The CoolCalifornia Challenge begins Sunday. In the next few months, we’ll find out just how cool we really are in Davis, one household at a time. “It’s a fun competition,” says Chris Granger, one of the key Cool Davis organizers. “Every individual or household can sign up online now. Over the next few months, they […]

April 01, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Take an ‘environmental road trip’ in eco-comedy film

Details What: “Your Environmental Road Trip” When: Reception with producer Mark Dixon at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, followed by the film at 7 p.m. Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Info: Bring your own water bottle; refreshments will be provided Tickets: A donation of $5-$20 suggested at the door; RSVP to guarantee […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Davis aims to be the coolest city in California

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the coolest city in all of fair California? As of Wednesday, Davis is in the running for the title of Coolest California City when it became one of the first six cities to apply for the Cool California Challenge. As a result, the city and the Cool Davis […]

February 05, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Festival helps tackle environmental challenges in a fun way

Check it out What: Cool Davis Festival, “Celebrating Healthy Pathways to a Low-Carbon Life” When: 2 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday Where: Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Admission: Free Info: www.cooldavis.org There are lots of reasons people will come to the Cool Davis Festival, which celebrates “healthy pathways to a low-carbon life,” on Sunday. […]

October 16, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Understanding our ‘food print’

Special to The Enterprise “Our culture teaches us to value what we put on our bodies more than what we put in our bodies. Folks who might gasp at the price of organic heirloom tomatoes will spend quite a lot on a pair of shoes, jeans, or a handbag, etc.,” says Rhonda Gruska of Monticello […]

October 13, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

You want to cut your carbon footprint, right? Here’s how

What: Cool Davis Festival When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 Where: Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St., Davis Info: www.cooldavis.org The message to eat healthy, eat local, reduce waste and lower our carbon footprint is widespread now. But for most households, it is easier said than done. How do we really make changes in our everyday […]

October 07, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Cool Davis plans ‘An Evening in Honor of Planet Earth’

Do your part What: “An Evening in Honor of Planet Earth,” featuring music, readings, refreshments and a tour of Village Homes When: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Where: Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay Ave. East Tickets: $10 to $20; visit 350goal.eventbrite.com The Cool Davis Initiative and the Village Homeowners Association are presenting […]

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Bikes play a wheely big environmental role

Special to The Enterprise When it comes to lowering DavisÕ carbon footprint, bicycles are a big part of the solution. For most cities, approximately 40 percent of their emissions come from residential living and driving, but Davis has so little industry that more than 70 percent of its emissions are attributed to households. A big […]

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