What is Cool Los Altos?

Cool Los Altos is a grassroots organization comprising residents and businesses in Los Altos creating local awareness of climate change and encouraging and enabling the city, businesses and residents to take action to reduce their impact on the environment.

Cool Los Altos formed in October 2007. The group's initial goal – to lobby the city to put global warming on its agenda by signing the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and conducting an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions from city operations – met with success when the city council committed to these actions on Jan. 22.

Cool Los Altos has the support of more than 700 residents and businesses who signed a petition encouraging the city to take action. At its core are 15 active members.

Volunteers interested in supporting Cool Los Altos' mission can visit the Web site at www. or contact Kacey Fitzpatrick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Schools »

Read More

Sports »

Read More

People »

Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

Browse and buy photos