Ventura College Climate Action Summit

As part of it’s 9th Annual Earth Week Celebration, Ventura College GeoSciences Department, Ventura College GeoSciences is partnering with 350 Ventura County Climate Hub to host an informative Climate Action Summit to be held
Tuesday, April 24
6:30 -8:30 PM
in the Applied Sciences Building Rm -150
 “I am honored to be included in an opportunity to provide clarity and truth to the discussion of climate”, says Professor Patty Ridenour who opened the doors to bringing this event to the college.
Kitty Merrill, the founder of 350 Ventura County Climate Hub and one of VC Reporters Local Heroes in 2016, explains, “The Ventura Climate Action Summit will give you tools to survive and push back against climate change here in Ventura.”
Dr. Omar Clay, an Environmental Physicist who has been researching writing and teaching on subjects related to  sustainable development, environmental challenges, climate change and global security for over a decade.  He is the Research Director of Science for the People, an Environmental and Sustainability Research
 Christy Weir, Ventura City Council member, who has played an active role to ensure that Ventura will be moving toward a clean energy future.  Ask her about the City of Ventura’s  Climate Action Plan in the Q and A that follows!
Jan Dietrick, a local business leader active with the Citizens Climate Lobby.
Kimberly Rivers, the Executive Director of Citizens for Responsible Gas and Oil.
Tomas Morales Rebecchi,  Food and Water Watch’s  local organizer.
The speakers plan to keep their presentations brief in order to allow for a vigorous Q and A to follow.
Free. Please park only in the campus’ large parking lot at the corner of Telegraph and Day Road to avoid being ticketed.

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