Non-profit

350 Ventura County Climate Hub

350 Ventura County Climate Hub is a left-of-center environmentalist group located in Ventura County, California. The group aims to eliminate conventional energy sources in California and supports the Green New Deal, a proposal to expand government control of the economy on environmentalist pretexts. [1]

It is associated with the national radical environmentalist organization 350.org. [2]

Activities

In 2019, 350 Ventura proposed a property tax that would tax businesses per parking space they owned. The stated purpose of the tax would be to reduce the amount of cars on the road. [3]

In June 2020, 350 Ventura laid out 14 California state-level policy proposals. The recommendations included a ban on new oil drilling and 2500 ft buffer zones between oil and gas operations to ultimately eliminate oil and gas production in the state. [4]

People

Activists working for or with 350 Ventura include Jan Dietrick, Chris Tull, Diana Kubilos, Michelle Nosco, Ron Whitehurst, and Todd Shuman. [5]

Finances

350 Ventura County Climate Hub is a branch of the national 350.org, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. [6]

References

  1. “Visitors to Rep Brownley’s Offices Ask Her to Co-Sponsor Green New Deal Resolution.” Ventura County Climate HUB / Ventura350. Accessed March 18, 2021. https://world.350.org/ventura/2019/02/12/532/. ^
  2. “About 350.Org.” 350.org. Accessed March 18, 2021. https://350.org/about/. ^
  3. “Land Use and Circulation, Transportation and Mobility Element VC2040 General Plan Update – 350 VC Climate Hub Input to Planning Commissioners Work Session June 6, 2019.” Ventura County Climate HUB / Ventura350. Accessed March 2, 2021. https://world.350.org/ventura/2019/06/11/land-use-and-circulation-transportation-and-mobility-element-vc2040-general-plan-update-350-vc-climate-hub-input-to-planning-commissioners-work-session-june-6-2019/. ^
  4. “VC Climate Hub to CALGEM on Oil & Gas Health & Safety (6 Pgs) No 1: Proper Closure of 35K Idle and Orphaned Wells in CA.” Ventura County Climate HUB / Ventura350. Accessed March 2, 2021. https://world.350.org/ventura/2020/06/11/recommendations-to-calgem-rulemaking-from-350-vc-climate-hub/. ^
  5. “Working Groups, Lobby Teams, Allies and Campaigns.” Ventura County Climate HUB / Ventura350. Accessed March 2, 2021. https://world.350.org/ventura/campaigns/. ^
  6. “About 350.Org.” 350.org. Accessed March 18, 2021. https://350.org/about/. ^

Supported Movements

  1. Green New Deal (GND)
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