Climate Events

Jul
31

Lecture on Antarctica and Climate Change

July 31, 2019, Charleston

James McClintock, a professor from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will give the summer public lecture as part of the Summer Seminar Series at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OMB).  Dr. McClintock speaks at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, in the OIMB Boathouse Auditorium.  His...
Aug
14

Talk on Climate and the Ocean

August 14, 2019, Lincoln City

Development on sand spits (such as the Alsea Spit, shown here) will be at risk due to climate change.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, will present a brief talk surveying the impacts of climate change on the ocean at the St. James/Santiago Episcopal...

Past Events

Jul
17

Talk on Coast and Climate

July 17, 2019, Bay City

Tillamook Bay during a king tide, a preview of sea level rise.\Photo by John Bauer.

Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, will speak on “Sea Level Rise, Ocean Acidification, and a Warming Planet:  The Oregon Coast in the Era of Climate Change.”  His talk takes place on...

Jul
10

Lecture on Coral and Environmental Collapse

July 10, 2019, Charleston

Katherine Muzik and her favorite research subject, Ellisella coral.

Coral expert Katherine Muzik will speak on “Coral Studies and Worldwide Environmental Collapse. Now What?” as part of the Summer Seminar Series at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (63466 Boat Basin Rd.) in Charleston. ...

Jul
9

Acidification Comment Deadline

July 9, 2019

The Oregon Coordinating Council on Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia (OAH) is seeking public comment on their proposed Oregon’s DRAFT Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Action Plan. This OAH Action Plan was developed in recognition of the acidification and hypoxia impacts that we see today, in...

Jun
14

Panel Discussion on Ocean and Climate Change

June 14, 2019, Astoria

Oregon's ocean, where it meets the Nehalem Spit.\Photo by Dennis Hoffman.

Politics, science, and climate change mix when U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici hosts a panel discussion on “Our Oceans and Climate Change” on Friday, June 14, 5 p.m. at the Barbey Maritime Center (1792 Marine Dr.) in...

Apr
27

Talk on Coast and Climate Change

April 27, 2019, Lincoln City

Climate change is expected to drive stronger storms onto the Oregon coast.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.
Climate change is expected to drive stronger storms onto the Oregon coast.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.

Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, will speak on the “Oregon Coast in the Era of Climate Crisis at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, in Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library...

Apr
20

Panel on Coast and Climate

April 20, 2019, Coos Bay

A king tide, driven by sea level rise, swamps the tracks in downtown Coos Bay.\Photo by Robert More.
A king tide, driven by sea level rise, swamps the tracks in downtown Coos Bay.\Photo by Robert More.

Coos County’s Celebration of Ocean Science (COOS) is sponsoring a panel discussion on “The Oregon Coast, Climate Change, and You.”  It takes place at 7 Devils Brewing (247 S. 2nd St. in Coos...

Apr
9

Talk on Forests, Climate, and Wall Street

April 9, 2019, Nehalem

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.
Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

As part of their “Speaking Truth to Power” series of talks, the North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection are hosting Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, for a presentation on “Wall Street Forests, the Climate Crisis,...

Apr
4

Talk on Ocean Acidification

April 4, 2019, Newport

 Oregon's ocean--trouble beneath the surface.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.
Oregon's ocean--trouble beneath the surface.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

While sea level rise, intensifying storms, and wildfires dominate discussions about the effects of climate change, the increasing acidity of the oceans is actually one of its most threatening aspects.  The nearshore ocean...