Cool Davis in Partnership with Davis Media Access

Recordings from Cool Davis and the Cool Davis Coalition in partnership with Davis Media Access. Cool Davis is an active network of residents, community organizations, businesses and community institutions committed to implementing the City of Davis’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.

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2016 Interfaith Climate Conference: Opening and Keynote

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2016 Interfaith Climate Conference Welcome with Mayor Robb Davis, Song by Lorraine Visher, and Prayer by Carol Warren.  

Introduction to keynote speaker by Kaelynn Woodward.  

Keynote Address by Joan Brown, a Franciscan Sister-  "Caring for Our Common Home: Living Justice, Mercy and Love."

Recorded March 5, 2016 by Davis Media Access.

Hyper-Recycling and Consumerism for the Next Generation

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Cool Davis’ 2010 Eco-Hero, Larry Fisher, gives a talk at the UC Davis class, Education for Sustainable Living Program, called “Hyper-Recycling and Consumerism for the Next Generation.”

Larry's talk is the compilation of over 30 years of experience  as an inventor of durable products fashioned out of society’s discards. For two years he has also been on the Yolo County landfill’s Waste Advisory Committee.

Recorded by Jeff Shaw for Davis Media Access at UC Davis on April 7, 2015.

2015 Interfaith Climate Conference: Intergenerational Panel: Views of Effective Climate Action

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Craig Lundgren leads an intergenerational panel called "Views of Effective Climate Action."  
 
Featuring:
Joe Krovoza - Former Davis Mayor, Associate Director for The Institute of Transportation and The Energy Efficiency Center.
Emili Abdel-Ghany - Field Organizer with California Student Sustainability Coalition: Solidarity Organizing Program; former Fossil Free UC Intern; 2014 UCD graduate.
Sara Zaragoza-Smith- Davis High School Junior

2015 Interfaith Climate Conference Workshop: Personal Transportation Options

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Featuring Peter Kerr, research biologist and Robb Davis, Mayor pro tem.

Finally, ethical personal transportation is a real, practical option.   What a liberating feeling to have your daily rituals decoupled from fossil fuel politics and practices!  But what is this life like and how is it different?   It may be easier and more enjoyable than you think.  Peter offers his experiences of having an electric car and Robb offers the how and why of living entirely car-free.

Kathleen Dean Moore on "Moral Ground: Ethical Actions for a Planet in Peril"

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Kathleen Dean Moore speaks about "Moral Ground: Ethical Actions for a Planet in Peril." Introduced by Geology graduate student Julie Griffith.  
 
Recorded by Davis Media Access as part of the 2015 Interfaith Climate Conference on Saturday, March 7 at University Covenant Church.

In The Studio - Transporting Crude Oil by Rail

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Lin Weaver hosts Lynne Nittler, Board Member, Cool Davis, Elizabeth Lasensky, Yolo MoveOn Council and Frances Burke, Yolo MoveOn Council

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Topics discussed include: The alarming prospect of a significant increase of crude oil trains running through Davis, the risks of transporting toxic and flammable materials on treacherous rail routes and outdated tank cars.

Recorded 12/09/14

Workshop on Community Choice Energy

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The workshop is sponsored by Cool Davis Foundation, Valley Climate Action Center and the Natural Resources Commission of the City of Davis.  Davis Media Access recorded the workshop.

Workshop on Community Choice Energy:

"Using community pooling of energy buying‐power as a tool to pursue a community’s vision for its energy future"

Presenters:

Dean Newberry, Chair, Natural Resources Commission

Gerry Braun, Director, California Renewable Energy Center