One of the best ways for members of the press to stay current on events and announcements is to sign-up for CEC’s action alerts. In addition, CEC Staff and Board are available to provide expert background and commentary on a wide range of issues. For help identifying the right expert, contact CEO/Executive Director Sigrid Wright at

If you are looking for information specific to CEC’s Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival, please visit the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival Press Page.

For articles published before 2016, visit our Archived Press page.

Recent Press Releases

Free Community Forum on Hydrogen Cars: Presented by Community Environmental Council and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District. February 15, 2017.

Community Environmental Council Welcomes Charles A. Newman to Board of Directors; Christine DeVries to Partnership Council. February 6, 2017.

Community Environmental Council’s SB Earth Day Festival Wins Sustainability Award; 2017 Event Announced. January 30, 2017.

CEC Earns Highest Ratings Possible from Two Independent Charity Raters. January 5, 2017.


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Quick Facts

The Community Environmental Council (CEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Santa Barbara, California.

CEC’s mission is to pioneer real life solutions in areas with the most impact on climate change. Our programs provide pathways to clean vehicles, solar energy, resilient food systems, and reduction of single-use plastic.

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