Climate Events

Aug
12

Ocean-Facing Road Meeting

August 12, 2022

 

Erosion threatens an ocean-facing road in Yachats.
Erosion threatens an ocean-facing road in Yachats.\Photo by Susan Mackinnon.

The state’s Ocean-Fronting Public Road Protection Rulemaking Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m.  The meeting takes place online, livestreamed on YouTube.

The advisory committee was formed to...

Aug
31

Climate Organizing Webinar Part 2

August 31, 2022

King tide at Drift Creek entering Siletz Bay.
King tide at Drift Creek entering Siletz Bay.\Photo by John Bauer.

The Oregon League of Conservation Voters (OLCV) presents the "This is How we Win: Climate Organizing 100 Series" to help Oregon voters understand the legislative problems and opportunities concerning effective climate action....

Sep
28

Climate Organizing Webinar Part 3

September 28, 2022

The King Tide floods railroad tracks in Coos Bay /Robert More
The King Tide floods railroad tracks in Coos Bay /Robert More

The Oregon League of Conservation Voters (OLCV) presents the "This is How we Win: Climate Organizing 100 Series" to help Oregon voters understand the legislative problems and opportunities concerning effective climate action....

Past Events

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...

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...

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
18

Webinar on Water Pollution

March 18, 2021

Florence waterfront from the air.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support from Lighthawk.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) Research Seminar Series, now taking place online, continues on Thursday, March 18, 3:30 p.m., with a talk by Samreen Siddiqui, a postdoctoral scholar with the...

Mar
8

Hearing on Climate Bill

March 8, 2021

Oregon State Capitol Building.\Photo courtesy of Oregon Conservation Network.

HB 2488, which seeks to address climate change and environmental justice, has an online hearing on Monday, March 8, during a 1 p.m. meeting of the House Committee on Energy and Environment.  The portion of the...

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
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.
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 Statement that will provide context for state rules guiding...

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...