Climate Events

Mar
5

Global Warming Commission Meets

March 5, 2021

Eroding shoreline south of Fishing Rock.\Photo by Linda Fink.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Friday, March 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. online.

During the meeting, the Commission will discuss policy options associated with establishing a natural and working lands goal. The Commission...

Mar
23

Offshore Wind Energy Webinar

March 23, 2021

Offshore wind energy development.\Photo courtesy of NOAA.

Proposals for wind energy development off Oregon’s coast have been made in the past, but haven’t gone anywhere.  But planning for a potential wind power future in taking place.  Wind power is a renewable energy source and doesn’t...

Mar
30

Panel on Climate-Resilient Future

March 30, 2021

Climate protest.\Photo courtesy of Compact.

The Climate Impacts Group, based at the University of Washington, is celebrating its 25th year with a series of talks.  The CIG, a pioneering effort to study the effects of climate at the local level when it began, studies likely impacts of climate...

Apr
6

Northwest Climate Conference

April 6, 2021

Ona Beach during a king tide surge, a preview of sea level rise due to climate change.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support fom Lighthawk.

The 11th annual Northwest Climate Conference, which in the normal course of things would have taken place in October, 2020, has been moved to Tuesday, April...

Apr
14

Talk on Climate and Conservation

April 14, 2021

Onion Peak in the north coast rainforest reserve.\Photo by Tom Horning.

The “World of Haystack Rock” speaker series will take a look at how climate change may affect the coast with a talk on “Climate Change and Conservation” on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m.  The virtual presentation is free...

Past Events

Mar
1

Virtual Environmental Conference

March 1, 2021

Yaquina River during a king tide, a preview of climate-change-related flooding.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support from Lighthawk.

The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC), founded and run by University of Oregon law students, has evolved into the state’s most broad-based...

Feb
21

Climate-Friendly Communities Meeting

February 21, 2021

Seaside during a king tide, photo by Briana Goodwin.
Seaside during a king tide, photo by Briana Goodwin.

The fourth meeting of Oregon’s Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities Rulemaking Advisory Committee will be held Monday, Feb. 22, beginning at 1 p.m.

The meeting will include a discussion of the final draft of the Equitable Outcomes...

Jan
30

Workshop on Climate Advocacy

January 30, 2021

King tide at Pacific City.\Photo by Steve Gehring.

If you would like suggestions about how you can use your time and talents to become a more effective advocacy on climate change issues at the federal level, Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) volunteers are offering a workshop on Saturday, Jan....

Jan
29

Global Warming Commission Meets

January 29, 2021

King tide fills Nestucca Valley.\Photo by John Bauer.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Friday, Jan. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. online.

During the meeting, the Commission will hear about the Governor’s climate-related priorities for the legislative session and gather preliminary input...

Jan
27

Film on Heceta Bank

January 27, 2021

Black-footed Albatross.\Photo by Scott Carpenter.

The little-known Heceta Bank is one of the most productive areas in Oregon’s nearshore ocean, and a hotspot for biological productivity due to its position and the influence of northern coastal currents in summers. Join Oregon State...

Jan
27

Discussion on Climate Resilience and Covid

January 27, 2021

The Climate Impacts Group, based at the University of Washington, is celebrating its 25th year with a series of talks.  The CIG, a pioneering effort to study the effects of climate at the local level when it began, studies likely impacts of climate change on the Pacific Northwest.

The second...

Dec
9

King Tides Presentation

December 9, 2020

Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach during a king tide.\Photo by Briana Goodwin, with flight support by Lighthawk.

The King Tides Project will be featured in the Dec. 9 online talk that is part of the World of Haystack Rock lecture series sponsored by the Friends of Haystack Rock.  Speaking will...