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.

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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.
https://www.meetup.com/North-County-Vegan/events/244336668/

 

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.


EcoFest Encinitas Is May 15th

Make Plans To Attend EcoFest Encinitas On May 15th

EcoFest Sunday, May 15, 10am to 5 pm

Skate, bike, run, swim, or drive to this year’s EcoFest Encinitas! The 10h Annual EcoFest will take place on Sunday, May 15 from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ‘Coastal Roots Farm’ at 450 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas

Skate, bike, run, swim, or drive to this year’s EcoFest Encinitas! The 10h Annual EcoFest will take place on Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ‘Coastal Roots Farm’ at 450 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas

Free Admission To Day Long Festival
Admission to EcoFest is free and offers something fun for everyone! Enjoy the day-long celebration of live music, organic eats, craft beer, and interactive family activities. Not to be missed are the artistic initiatives honoring Mother Earth and exhibitors bringing our community the products, services and initiatives that can save money and inspire us to enjoy a higher quality of life for generations to follow.

Bridging Ancient Wisdom

This year’s theme is “for a Prosperous & Sustainable Future.” The Native American Indian Eagle Dance and the Music & Culture of Ancient Mexico performances, held in the Community Circle, will celebrate the ancient wisdom of peoples who lived in harmony with nature.

Green School Expo, EcoFest May 15

The Green School Expo will feature ‘green’ projects created by students from local schools. The exhibits show the students’ innovative work in Science, Art, Water, Nature, Sustainability, STEM or STEAM.

Visitors can take an eBike test ride, shop for work made by local artisans and engage with more than 100 eco-friendly businesses presenting information and hands-on demonstrations throughout the day on Wellness, Energy Conservation, Water Protection and much more.

The Green School Expo will feature ‘green’ projects created by students from local schools. The exhibits show the students’ innovative work in Science, Art, Water, Nature, Sustainability, STEM or STEAM. Kids will have a blast as they learn more about animals from Dr. Zoo Little and get their faces painted.

Presented by the North County Eco Alliance (NCEA), this year’s event will educate and inspire residents to live sustainably in a fun and interactive atmosphere. Join us in celebrating our community and learning how you can make a difference! Visit www.ecofestencinitas.org for more information and a schedule of events.


Green School Expo Deadline Extended to April 15

www.ecofestencinitas.org

Reserve your spot in the Green School Expo at EcoFest by April 15, 2016. Projects to be exhibited at EcoFest on Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Coastal Roots Farm at 450 Quail Gardens Dr. in Encinitas.

EcoFest Green School Expo Announces Extension Of Project Submission Deadline To April 15
EcoFest organizers announced today that educators now have until April 15, 2016 to reserve their spot in the Green School Expo at EcoFest on Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Coastal Roots Farm at 450 Quail Gardens Dr. in Encinitas.

The Green School Expo is a high visibility platform for our future community leaders to present existing or new projects in Science, Art, Water, Nature, Sustainability, STEM or STEAM.   Participating Students from Grades 3 through 12 can participate and typically two to four projects per school will represented.

“The Green School Contest is a new part of our annual EcoFest, where students and educators in Encinitas can share their innovative work promoting sustainability. Regardless of how big or small the project is, every step counts in making our school, community and world more sustainable,” said Tasha Boerner Horvath, VP of Programs at Paul Ecke Central Elementary School PTA and EcoFest volunteer.

Green School Expo

The project exhibits can include table top displays or posters and will be featured in 10-foot booths throughout the Green School Pavilion. Students will be scheduled throughout the day to present their projects to exhibit attendees. The projects can feature videos, research displays, art, field trip reports, or hands on demonstrations.

Encinitas Union School District, one of only a handful of National Green Ribbon School Districts in the country, will showcase their award-winning formula of combining sustainable building upgrades and institutional best practices with environmental education programs at this year’s Green School Expo.

Typical project subjects include: garden science, pollination, reproduction, hydroponics, composting, rain water harvesting, pollution control, storm water run‐off, sampling & testing, climate, photosynthesis, wildlife habitat, wetlands, native plants, water & energy conservation & renewable energy solutions.

If you need additional information about submitting your project visit www.ecofestencinitas.org, email info@ncecoalliance.org or contact us at (760) 362-6045.