Upcoming Events on Sustainability, Energy Storage, to Chasing Coral Movie Screening


Carlsbad Chamber Sustainability Committee
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce at 5934 Priestly Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Contact Toni Padron 760-931-8400

The Sustainability Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at the chamber office.


Energy Storage, SustainabilityHolding Power: Energy Storage and Our Cleantech Future
Thursday, November 30, 2017
8:00 am to 10:30 am
Duane J. Roth Auditorium, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine at 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive San Diego

CleanTech San Diego

As San Diego and the world continue to perfect ways to produce clean energy, energy storage technologies are also evolving to allow for the increased use of renewable energy at all times of day and in any conditions.
With more and more cities, organizations, and businesses throughout the San Diego region adopting renewable energy goals, energy storage has become an increasingly critical part of the equation.

Join us for a dialogue with energy storage innovators, energy providers, and industry experts as they share their perspectives on the power of energy storage to shape our cleantech future.

Featured Speakers:

Jason Anderson, President and CEO, Cleantech San Diego
Joe Carangelo, Director of Innovation, Baker Electric Solar
Rebecca Feuerlicht, Sr. Project Manager, Self-Generation Incentive Program, Center for Sustainable Energy
Stephen Kelley, Senior Vice President, Sales, Green Charge
Jamie Link, Associate Director, Distributed Electricity and Storage, EDF Renewable Energy
Ted Reguly, Director of Growth & Technology Integration, SDG&E

Cost: Cleantech San Diego Members: Free
Non-Cleantech San Diego Members: $65

Chasing Coral Movie Screening
Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
at Misfit Gallery 565 Pearl St #100, La Jolla, CA 92037
Contact: Adeline DeYoung  Admission is free and donations are gladly accepted.
Refreshments will be available
6 pm – doors open
6:30 pm – film starts Q&A begins at 8 pm

About the film:
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.

Voice of Green San Diego

Are your ears buzzing yet? Get connected and align with Voice of Green San Diego Today! Joining is FREE!





Climate Mobilization March Sunday, November 5, 2017

Climate Change March Nov. 5The event begins at San Diego Civic Center Plaza. The march continues to the  Federal Building at Front and Broadway.  The Pledge will be posted on the Federal Building calling upon the Federal Government to implement a World War II-scale Mobilization to transition the U.S. off of Fossil Fuels and onto Wind, Water & Solar Renewable Energy as computer modeled by Engineering Professor Mark Jacobson and his colleagues at Stanford University. Fossil Fuels must be abolished if humans are to survive.

Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
San Diego Civic Center Plaza at 1200 Third Avenue San Diego
CONTACT Derek and Nancy Casady 858-457-0246


Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 – 10:00 am to 07:00 pm
Vegetarian (Not Vegan) Jewish Food and Farm Fest
Coastal Roots Farm at 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas

Coastal Roots Farm at 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas, North County Vegan, Plant Based, including Raw: Eat Healthy Sunday, November 5 at 10:00 AM Foodies on the Farm (November 5), a full day of cookbook authors, celebrity chefs, tastes and treats – sponsored by the San Diego Jewish Book Fest.


Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 from 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Carlsbad Chamber Sustainability Committee
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
5934 Priestly Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
CONTACT Bev Jorgensen 760-931-8400 x 216 Event website


We showcase, support and speak for Sustainable Heroes in our community. We are Advocates and Activists for Eco Causes and Communities. Join Us.

There are a number of amazing organizations out there focused on Sustainability. Instead of adding one more to the mix and dividing resources, we decided to become that resource for organizations. We’re here to promote events, connect people, educate and spread the word about what is going on in our community, and support any entity that tries to make the world a greener place.

Alternative Housing – Tiny Houses Saturday, Oct. 28

Check out these environmental family friendly events that the Voice of Green San Diego know are happening this weekend.

Saturday, October 28th. Take tours of tiny homes, enjoy games, food and music at Market Creek Plaza, adjacent to the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. The demonstration event is in partnership with Tiny Home Central and the San Diego Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

For more great events this weekend  and beyond, visit San Diego Climate Action Network for more information.

Voice of Green San DiegoVoice of Green San Diego is about supporting businesses and organizations with Eco Opportunities. There are a number of amazing organizations out there focused on Sustainability. Instead of adding one more to the mix and dividing resources, we decided to become that resource for organizations. We’re here to promote events, connect people, educate and spread the word about what is going on in our community, and support any entity that tries to make the world a greener place. Learn more and visit us at www.voiceofgreensd.org.


SAN DIEGO INTL FILM FESTIVAL Begins Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

There is still time to get tickets for tomorrow’s Film Festival

Support NCEA by going to the San Diego Film Festival!

San Diego Intl Film Festival
Oct 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm to Oct 8, 2017 at 9:00 pm

The San Diego International Film Festival is an important stop on the festival circuit as films debut and begin to make their way towards Academy Awards and other important competitions. We recognize the Opening night kicks off with a bang and an afterparty, Thursday night get star struck at VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute, Friday Night it’s on to our Party with a Purpose, see who takes home the awards at the Filmmakers Awards Show & party on Saturday night and roll into Culinary Cinema on Sunday with delicious bites from top chef’s paired with a foodie film. films and filmmakers with VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute and our Filmmaker Awards.

POISONING PARADISE Fri, Oct 6 | 3:30pm | Regal UA Horton

Journey to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides sprayed upwind of their homes, schools, hospitals, and shorelines.

Fri, Oct 6 | 5:00pm | Regal UA Horton

An informative and entertaining documentary produced by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain,

WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE takes you around the world, showing you the 1.3 billion tons of food that gets thrown out each year and some of the people fighting most creatively to prevent that waste.

Sat, Oct 7 | 1:00pm | Regal UA Horton

Do you know how dirty your jeans are? Narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, RiverBlue follows international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, on a journey that uncovers the dark side of the fashion industry.

Sat, Oct 7 | 3:30pm | Regal UA Horton

The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to save elephants and rhinos from the edge of extinction.

Sat, Oct 7 | 4:30pm | ArcLight UTC

Walter Munk’s brilliant failures have done more for the world than a thousand men’s ordinary successes, but can he muster another one for the threatened flying Devil Rays that share his name?


The San Diego International Film Festival presents the very best in independent filmmaking. Our curated track of environmental films explores the most pressing issues facing our planet today. See and hear from some of the bravest and committed filmmakers in the world as they help bring understanding and awareness to the environmental challenges we all face.

Music for the Revolution Sunday, October 8

We want to let you know about an important, fun, and family friendly festival event we’re supporting coming up Sunday October 8th, 2017, the Music for the Revolution festival in Fallbrook, CA.

In addition to their ongoing support of the Fallbrook Food Pantry, Music for the Revolution has chosen to address the issue of nuclear waste at San Onofre as their environmental concern this year. We’re all facing an unprecedented ecological threat to Southern California. The closure of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has raised the issue of how to handle the millions of pounds of nuclear waste left behind.

They’re expecting a large turnout at the festival. With special arrangements they’re offering a 50% discount off the $100 price for a vendor booth while they’re still available. If you’d like to take advantage of the special offer for vendors, APPLY for a booth below. The deadline for vendors is September 30th. If you just want to go, you can Get Tickets Here.

 Green Social Hour is right around the corner. Will you be joining us? We’re asking because, well, we’ve Our big news will change NCEA and our community for the greater good and we want you to be the first to hear about it.

Remember, there will be free food, drinks and raffle prizes and a ton of other nonprofits and eco people there. We got halfway full within 24 hours of opening registration. We’d love to see you there! RSVP by clicking here or go to greensocialhour.org. You can also find us on Eventbrite by looking up Green Social Hour in Carlsbad.

North County Eco Alliance
5857 Owens Avenue Suite 300
CarlsbadCA 92020

Earth Day Screening of “Racing Extinction” Thursday, April 20

Earth Day Screening of
“Racing Extinction”
Thursday, April 20
6pm to 9pm
Seaside Center
1613 Lake Dr, Encinitas

Be a part of the greatest rescue ever attempted: Life on Earth!

Racing Extinction

Earth Day Screening of “Racing Extinction”
Thursday, April 20, 6pm to 9pm @ Seaside Center

Join us for an Special Earth Day Screening of “Racing Extinction” from Academy Award-winning director of The Cove, Louie Psihoyos. The  documentary examines biodiversity loss, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that will ensure a thriving, biodiverse world. Hosted by Seaside Center for Spiritual Living and Co-sponsored by North County EcoAlliance and 350.org


Cost is $10 and the evening includes reception, appetizers, film, discussion forum and no-host bar.

Special guests include Dr. Lisa Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

For Pre-sale tickets with drink coupon go to eventbrite link.

760-753-5786 Or visit http://www.SeasideCenter.org for more information.

“Racing Extinction” Screening April 20 @ Seaside Center

Earth Day Screening of “Racing Extinction” on Thursday, April 20, 6pm to 9pm @ Seaside Center 1613 Lake Dr, Encinitas

Screening of "Racing Extinction Thursday, April 20 @ Seaside Center

Earth Day Screening of “Racing Extinction” from Academy Award-winning director of The Cove, Louie Psihoyos. The  documentary examines biodiversity loss, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that will ensure a thriving, biodiverse world. Co-sponsored by www.ncecoalliance.org.

Cost is $10 at the door and the evening includes reception, appetizers, film, discussion forum and no-host bar.
For more info, call 760-753-5786

A Social Purpose Forum – From the EcoFest Team, October 21, 2016

Inspiring New Ideas for The ECO Economy –
A Social Purpose Forum – From the EcoFest Team

ncea-party-flyer-8-5x11-2-webFriday, October 21 5:30 to 8:00 at the Seaside Center, 1613 Lake Dr., Encinitas, CA 92024

Register here for the Eco Celebration.

The North County Eco Alliance (NCEA) is a community platform for connecting organizations and business committed to sustainable living.

NCEA is celebrating 11 years of growing the EcoFocused community with an Annual Eco Alliance Celebration Networking Event. The evening will bring together influential leaders in the Sustainable Living, Purpose Driven and Socially Responsible Business Communities. The goal is to create an insightful and inspirational environment for the attendees and link them to the abundant local, regional and national resources.

Our goals include:

  • Achieve Prosperity While Pursuing Sustainable Living Goals
  • Embrace Purpose Driven Socially Responsible Businesses
  • Develop the Eco Economy and create New Job Opportunities

The Social Purpose Forum Speakers:

The Solar Powered Ice Cream Cart
    Tyler Norris, Founder, Go Soulr
A Winner of the 2016 Social Innovation Challenge

Feeding 100,000+ by Going Green
    James Floros, President, San Diego Food Bank

The Social Business Revolution 
    Andrew Hewitt, Founder, Game Changers 500

Community Food and Youth Initiatives
    Farmer D, Director of Agriculture, Coastal Roots Farm

Evening Festivities

5:30 Reception – Fun, Good Food, Libations

6:00 Keynote and Subject Matter Speakers

7:00 Active Networking, Surprise Dessert

8:00 Close

The NCEA hosts the annual EcoFest environmental fair and offers workshops and collaboration services to help public and private sector members create an impact on our region. NCEA (aka Encinitas Environment Day, Inc) is a 501.c3 nonprofit organization. NCEA is a member of the Encinitas & Carlsbad Chambers of Commerce.



Meetings To Discuss Rising Sea Level on Coasts and Lagoons

The City of Carlsbad will be hosting a meeting on the rising Sea Level, “Adapting to a Rising Sea Level Along our Coast and Lagoons” on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6 to 7:30 p.m. City of Carlsbad Faraday Center
1635 Faraday Ave.

City of Carlsbad Hosts Meeting on Rising Sea Levels

Meeting Topics To Include:

What areas of Carlsbad will be affected by rising sea levels and when?
What options are available to help homeowners and the city adapt to sea level rise?
For more information, contact planning@carlsbad.gov.
Sign up for email updates (select “Planning: Sea Level Rise Analysis” and/or “Planning: Local Coastal Plan Update”).

Coastal Cleanup This Saturday Sept. 17, 2016

Register today for our 32nd Annual Coastal Cleanup Day
on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to Noon.
environmental members, groups, eco-friendlyJoin 8,000 volunteers for this countywide cleanup project as we beautify 100+ cleanup sites countywide.
If you are not sure which site you would like to volunteer at, check out one of these sites.  These sites are in need of volunteers!  Bring our cleanup into the 21st Century by downloading the app Clean Swell to track your litter data while you clean up!

We collect valuable data from all of our cleanup sites during Coastal Cleanup Day.  Clean Swell is available on your Android or iPhone device!

Cleanup Sites

Every participant must sign a waiver; anyone under the age of 18 needs a parent or guardian signature to participate! Download English waiver here. Descargar renuncia de demanda en espanol aqui. Get the Clean Swell app, available for iPhones or Androids, and help us collect litter & trash data at all of our cleanups!