Climate Events

Jul
13

Global Warming Commission Meets

July 13, 2022

King tide swamps Siuslaw River wetlands.
King tide swamps Siuslaw River wetlands.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Wednesday, July 13. The public portion of the meeting will be held from 1 to 4:00 p.m. online.

At this meeting, the Commission will hear updates on two crucial matters, which will...

Past Events

Jun
2

Talk on Climate and Salmon

June 2, 2022

Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.
Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.

Native aquatic species are adapted to survive the wide range of conditions present in their natural habitats. From small headwaters streams to salty tidal channels, few species have such diverse behaviors as salmonids. The complexity of their genetic lineage...

May
17

Talk on Photography and Paleoclimate

May 17, 2022

 

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology.\Photo courtesy of Sitka Center.

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology hosts its Spring Keynote webinar with photographer Ian van Coller on Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m.  He will discuss his award-winning project Naturalists of the Long now, which featured his...

May
6

Lecture on Cells and Climate

May 6, 2022, Charleston

 

Lone polar bear in the Arctic.
Lone polar bear in the Arctic.\Photo courtesy of Unsplash.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) offers a free public lecture, “Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories,” on Friday, May 6, 7 p.m., in the Boathouse Auditorium.  The event is free and open to all.

The speaker (appearing...

Apr
26

Webinar on Ocean Acidification

April 26, 2022

Photo of crabs caught in fishing gear courtesy of California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.
Commercial crab fishing is at risk from ocean acidification.\Photo courtesy of California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City hosts a webinar on “Our Imperiled Sea: Combating Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia” on Tuesday, April 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The speaker will be...

Apr
21

Conversation on Sea Level Rise

April 21, 2022

 

House on spit isolated by erosion.
House on spit isolated by erosion and heavily riprapped.\Photo courtesy of DOGAMI.

The Climate Conversations Initiative of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers a nationwide discussion of sea level rise and its impacts on Thursday, April 21, at noon (our...

Apr
18

Global Warming Commission Meets

April 18, 2022

 

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

Oregon’s Global Warming Commission meets online from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, April 18. 

At this meeting, the Commission will hear an update and discuss modeling for the forthcoming Roadmap to 2035 to help the State develop a...

Apr
7

Public Meeting on Offshore Wind Energy

April 7, 2022

 Photo of offshore wind farm by Stefan Sauer, courtesy of Northeastern University.
Offshore wind farm.\Photo by Stefan Sauer, courtesy of Northeastern University.

The Oregon Department of Energy is holding public meetings to introduce and discuss its Floating Offshore Wind Study.  The second meeting takes place on Thursday, April 7, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There is a serious...

Mar
17

Meeting on Roads and Erosion

March 17, 2022

Erosion threatens Highway 101 at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

The state’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and its Coastal Management Program have convened an advisory committee to consider a very specific problem—protecting roads along the ocean, from Hwy 101...