What we're about

Are you concerned about San Diego's environmental Issues? Are you passionate about making a difference in your community?

You know something needs to be done but you don't know where to start and meet like minded individuals.

This group is organized to share ideas and events organized in the San Diego County area.

Please feel free to...

  • Add questions/ideas to the message board and lets start a discussion.
  • Share and promote any ideas for an event or know of an event in San Diego
  • Share an idea to poll the members or documents to share

Purpose of this meetup:

  • To educate members and the community about issues facing San Diego's environment,

  • To share and organize local events that positively impact and protect nature.

So, why not? Do something extraordinary! Come and join this group and take part in some events that you are passionate about.

If you would like to help moderate this group, please let me know (Laura). Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children" (Ancient Indian Proverb)

Upcoming events (3)

NCCCA Book Discussion: Earth for All: A Survival Guide for Humanity

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The selection for North County Climate Change Alliance’s next book discussion is Earth for All: A Survival Guide for Humanity.

“Written in an open, accessible, and inspirational style using clear language and high impact visuals, Earth For All is a profound vision for uncertain times and a map to a better future.”

Join us on June 1st at 5:30pm (PST) for what is certain to be an informative and enlightening discussion.

For information about the book and to view related videos and presentations, please visit the Earth4All website: https://earth4all.life/the-science/

Watch The Story of Earth4All for a brief animated introduction: https://youtu.be/lkB3JQNuYGc

There is no charge for this online event, but please register in advance. Once you do, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the meeting. This will also enable us to inform you if there are any last-minute announcements, instructions or other information. Thank you.

Alta Vista Gardens

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

The NCCCA is part of the Adopt-a-Garden program and our volunteers meet monthly to clip, trim, plant and maintain two of the beautiful gardens (the Pond Garden and the Inspirational Rock Garden)
at the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens.

Please bring garden gloves and hand clippers if you have them. Meet Suzanne at the entrance to the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens at 9:30 AM or drop in anytime to help between 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. If there is an attendant at the entrance, tell them you are volunteering with the NCCCA Adopt-a-Garden program and the entrance fee is waived.

Appropriate precautions due to concerns about the pandemic will be observed.

Contact Suzanne Ryan at [masked] with any questions.

Community Choice Energy: Updating the Vision

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Please join us for a presentation by Gerry Braun, founder of the Integrated Renewable Energy Systems Network (IRESN).

We will learn more about Community Choice Energy (CCE) and why it’s a better way to meet 21st century challenges. Gerry’s talk will cover Community Choice Energy from 3 angles, CCE in California, CCE across the US, and new CCE initiatives in Colorado and New Hampshire. There will be time for questions from the audience.

Gerry Braun serves as IRESN's Chair. His knowledge of energy markets, electricity systems and clean energy supply technologies is rooted in his work over the years with leading firms and agencies such as Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Bechtel, Southern California Edison Company, BP Solar, Standard Solar, the US Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission. He organized and managed important and continuing US and California energy R&D programs and also held senior executive, marketing and business development roles in global and local solar companies. He is a member and recent chair of the Gas Technology Institute’s Public Interest Advisory Committee. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and graduate degrees in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Past events (323)

NCCCA In Person Networking Meeting

Magee Park