Climate Events

Aug
14

Exploring Regional Climate Assessments: Webinar

August 14, 2018 - August 15, 2018

Photo by Alex Derr

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invites you to join a two-day workshop in Washington, DC or via webcast on August 14-15, 2018. The workshop will explore the process, findings, and implementation strategies identified in California's Fourth...

Aug
15

Ocean Temperature Risk Lecture

August 15, 2018, Charleston

Sea stars at Cannon Beach. | Photo by Peterson Photography

Join Hilary Hayford, from the University of Washington, as she presents a lecture entitled: Small movements with large performance benefits: Navigating temperature risk at a snail's pace. 

Hayford is interested in organisms that live...

Aug
22

Coastal Economic Summit

August 22, 2018 - August 23, 2018, Lincoln

 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.

For the seventh year, the Oregon Coastal Caucus (state legislators from coastal districts) is hosting an “economic summit” devoted to coastal issues.  Co-sponsor this year is the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz.  The event...

Oct
9

Northwest Climate Conference

October 9, 2018 - October 11, 2018, Boise

Wave heights are growing in the Pacific Northwest.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.
Wave heights are growing in the Pacific Northwest.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.

This is a mark-your-calendars item.  The 9th annual Northwest Climate Conference has been scheduled for Oct. 9-11 at the Riverside Hotel (2900 W. Chinden Blvd.) in Boise, Idaho. 

Information about registration, lodging...

Past Events

Jun
25

Global Warming Commission Meeting

June 25, 2018, Portland

Beachgoers fleeing a rising tide at Gleneden Beach.\Photo by Linda Reid.
Beachgoers fleeing a rising tide at Gleneden Beach.\Photo by Linda Reid.

Climate change is like to have severe effects on the coast, among them sea level rise and more intense storms, so the actions of the state of Oregon to attempt to counter greenhouse warming are always of interest.

The...

Jun
8

Albatross Film Screening

June 8, 2018, Portland

Presented in collaboration with HI Portland Hawthorne HostelSurfrider Foundation Portland ChapterUnited Nations Association of PortlandHawthorne Boulevard Business Association and Spirit of 77, they are screening Albatross the film on World Oceans Day, June 8th, starting at 6pm at...

Jun
5

Webinar on Climate Communication

June 5, 2018

King Tide threatens Hwy 101. | Photo by Roy Lowe
King Tide threatens Hwy 101. | Photo by Roy Lowe

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center's next Actionable Climate Science Skills-building Webinar is coming up this Tuesday, June 5, at 11 a.m.  Register now for "The Role of Communication in Knowledge Co-production" with Heidi Roop...

May
30

Climate Lecture Series

May 30, 2018

Fracking wastewater.
Fracking wastewater.

Writer and legal theorist Anna Grear will deliver a Bedrock Lecture at noon on Wednesday, May 30.  The lecture can be viewed live online or through social media channels; if you would like to see it together with others as an event, there will be a screening in Bexell...

May
24

Tsunami Resilience Lecture

May 24, 2018, Newport

Photo by Portland Photographic Society

Preparing the region for the inevitable "Big One"--a tectonic earthquake and subsequent tsunami--will be the subject of a talk by Meg Reed, Coastal Shores Specialist with the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, on Thursday, May 24,...

May
12

Climate Advocacy Training

May 12, 2018, Newport

A king tide fills Yaquina Bay, providing a preview of sea level rise with climate change.\Photo by Linda Reid.
A king tide fills Yaquina Bay, providing a preview of sea level rise with climate change.\Photo by Linda Reid.

The Newport group of the nationwide Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) will be sponsoring a climate advocacy training session from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Newport...

May
11

Seminar on Shells

May 11, 2018, Charleston

Geerat Vermeij, UC Davis Professor. | Photo from UC Davis

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Spring 2018 Seminar Series features Geerat Vermeij, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. His seminar is entitled, "Shells: an ecological and historical window on the marine world." This 7...

May
1

Climate Science Webinars

May 1, 2018

Mill Creek entering the Yaquina River at a king tide, previewing flooding due to climate change. | Photo by John Bauer for the Wetlands Conservancy

The Northwest Climate Science Center has announced a new Actionable Climate Science Skills-building Webinar Series. These webinars are designed...

Apr
29

Coastal Issues Forum

April 29, 2018, Lincoln City

Nelscott Beach at Lincoln City during a king tide.\Photo by Lisa Voelker.
Nelscott Beach at Lincoln City during a king tide.\Photo by Lisa Voelker.

Three key coastal concerns—sea level rise, ocean acidification, and the opening of our waters to oil and gas drilling by the Trump administration—will be addressed in a public forum taking place in the auditorium of...

Apr
26

Talk on Oregon Shelf Dynamics

April 26, 2018, Newport

Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda. | Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is offering a talk on nearshore ocean ecology by Clare Reimers, a professor of ocean ecology and biogeochemistry at OSU. Her topic will be "Benthic Exchange...