Our mission is to champion regional sustainability
through education, advocacy for environmental
and climate policy, and empowerment of
young environmental leaders.

Fall 2023 Programs

The Citizens Environmental Council (CEC) invites you to join us at these programs in 2023. All programs are free and will be held at the beautiful, new, zero net energy Burlingame Community Center at 850 Burlingame Ave., unless otherwise noted. Additional registration information will be posted as programs get closer.

Thurs. Sept. 14, 7 to 8:30 p.m. “Kiss the Ground.” This documentary reveals a viable solution to our climate crisis: regenerative land use, which rebuilds soil organic matter. The 45-minute screening will be followed a discussion led by a representative from the San Mateo Resource Conservation District. Register here: https://RegenAgriculture.eventbrite.com

Wed. Oct. 18, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rebates and Incentives to Help You Transition to Clean Energy. Learn about rebates offered by Peninsula Clean Energy, BayREN, the State of California and the Inflation Reduction Act.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 13 + Latest Newsletter

Plan on attending the next Zoom monthly meeting of the Citizens Environmental Council: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Register in Advance for this Meeting! After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining. We invite you to get involved, too, in protecting [...]

Free Film and Program Explore Regenerative Agriculture

The Citizens Environmental Council invites you to a screening of “Kiss the Ground” on Thursday, September 14, followed by a discussion led by a representative from the San Mateo Resource Conservation District about how we can draw down atmospheric carbon with sustainable farming and grazing practices. Cosponsored by Burlingame’s Parks [...]

Winning Videos from Our 2023 Film Fest

Congratulations to the winners of our 6th Annual CEC Student Film Fest! Shayna Blum and Mayu Simpson, 10th graders at Burlingame High School, captured first place in the High School Division and the Best in Fest award for their film “Our Energy,” which can be seen here.The film festival was was held at the Burlingame High [...]

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Youth Empowerment

Fourth grader Allison Wylie’s video, “Climate Change Is Taxing,” was the Elementary School Winner in the 2020 CEC Student Film Fest. Learn more about our Youth Empowerment programs: