ENERGY
  • Carpinteria Goes Solar
    SolarizePostcard1 Solarize Carpinteria Valley is a program brought to you by the Carpinteria Valley Association and Community Environmental Council (CEC) that makes it easier and more affordable for local homeowners to go solar. Our group purchasing model helps local homeowners install solar electricity through a streamlined and hassle-free process, at a discounted price. WHO IS QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE? Local ...

AROUND THE VALLEY
  • Celebrating 50 Years Protecting Carpinteria
    CVA_50postCardColor Come Celebrate Our 50th Anniversary With Us! We’ll be celebrating 50 years of protecting Carpinteria on Saturday, July 19th, from 2pm until 5pm at the new Arts Center at 855 Linden Avenue. Join us as we welcome friends, neighbors, and local political representatives to our birthday party. As one of the oldest grassroots volunteer environmental groups in the ...

WATER
  • Texan drought sets residents against fracking – video
    droughtIn Mertzon and Barnhart in western Texas, the worst drought in two generations is choking the water supply. Water shortages are raising tensions between locals and the fracking industry. Drilling for shale gas uses up to 8m gallons of water each time a well is fracked.

IN THE NEWS
  • Study: Sea-level rise threatens 1,400 U.S. cities
    seaLevelHow bad is the sea-level rise? Though scientists debate the severity, a new study says at least 316 U.S. cities and towns will be mostly submerged unless pollution can be pulled from the sky. A rise in sea levels threatens the viability of more than 1,400 cities and towns, including Miami, Virginia Beach and Jacksonville, unless ...