community environmental council Some Central And South Coast Nonprofits Can Now Go Solar At No Cost By Debra Greene • Apr 14, 2018 Photo by Community Environmental Council Some nonprofits across the South and Central Coasts will be able to go solar at no cost. The Community Environmental Council is launching a new pilot program called Solarize Nonprofit. 100% Renewable Fuel By 2030? Major South Coast City Says Yes By KCLU Staff • Jun 7, 2017 Listen Listening... / 0:43 KCLU's John Palminteri reports on Santa Barbara's plan to go fossil-fuel-free. The City of Santa Barbara has agreed to a goal of using 100% renewable energy by 2030. City leaders and environmentalists have taken the action as President Trump has backed the country out of the Paris Climate Accords. Annual Earth Day Festival This Weekend On South Coast By Debra Greene • Apr 16, 2016 Listen Listening... / 0:34 KCLU's Debra Greene on Santa Barbara's Earth Day celebration. The annual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival is taking place Saturday and Sunday in Alameda Park, organized by the Community Environmental Council.