Climate Events

Dec
1

Talk on Climate and Rocky Shores

December 1, 2022

Bruce Menge in the field, with student Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman.
Bruce Menge in the field, with student Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman.

On Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m., the Midcoast Watersheds Council is hosting their remote December Community Meeting. This meeting will feature Bruce Menge, a professor at Oregon State University with an extensive history...

Dec
8

Lecture on Salmon Survey

December 8, 2022, Newport

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Laurie Weitkamp a Research Fisheries Biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Centerto discuss the...

Dec
15

Lecture on Monitoring Marine Energy Converters

December 15, 2022, Newport

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Joe Haxel, the principal investigator of the Triton Initiative and an Earth scientist in the Coastal Sciences Division at the Marine and Coastal...

Past Events

Nov
19

Talk on Ocean Acidification

November 19, 2022

Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo by Jason Waicunas.
Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo by Jason Waicunas.

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Jenny Koester to talk about creating a ocean acidification on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. Jenny Koester works as an Ocean Acidification Policy...

Nov
17

Global Warming Commission Meets

November 17, 2022


King tide on the Siuslaw River.
King tide on the Siuslaw River.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Thursday, November 17. The public portion of the meeting will be held from noon to 4 p.m. online.

At this meeting, the Commission will discuss:

  • An updated proposal...
Nov
17

Symposium on Climate and Work

November 17, 2022 - November 18, 2022, Eugene

Bandon's shoreline. /Photo by Sonja Peterson.

On Thursday Nov. 17 and Friday Nov. 18, the University of Oregon's Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute will be holding a symposium called "The Futures of Work: Climate and Lifeways in the Pacific Northwest." This event will take place in the...

Nov
15

Meeting on Offshore Wind Power

November 15, 2022

Offshore wind turbines. /Photo courtesy of NOAA
Offshore wind turbines. /Photo courtesy of NOAA

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, The Climate Reality Project: Portland Chapter to discuss offshore wind power development at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Jason Busch from the Pacific Ocean Energy Trust (POET) will discuss the wind energy potential for the Oregon coast...

Nov
12

Talk on Blue Economy Innovation

November 12, 2022

View from Cape Perpetua across the marine reserve. /Photo by Rena Olson.

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Connor Nolan to talk about creating a Blue Economy on Saturday Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. Nolan is a team member from Oregon RAIN...

Nov
10

Rogue Climate Shindig

November 10, 2022

Community members gathered to protest the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and fracked gas pipeline project. /Photo courtesy of Rogue Climate.
Community members gathered to protest the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and fracked gas pipeline project. /Photo courtesy of Rogue Climate.

On Thursday, Nov. 10, Rogue Climate will be holding a virtual Climate Shindig from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Shindig will include short film screenings,...

Nov
10

Talk on Dune Plant Carbon Storage

November 10, 2022, Newport

European beach grass. /Photo by Bonnie Moreland
European beach grass. /Photo by Bonnie Moreland

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting John Stepanek, a PhD  student and member of the Hacker Lab, housed within the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State...

Nov
7

Seminar on Kelp Ecosystem Restoration

November 7, 2022, Corvallis

Kelp underwater. /Photo by Shane Stagner.
Kelp underwater. /Photo by Shane Stagner.

On Monday Nov. 7, from 4-5 p.m., Tristin McHugh will be presenting about her work on kelp forest restoration at Oregon State University in the Research Way Building (4700 SW Research Way in Corvallis). McHugh is a subtidal ecologist and and kelp...

Nov
3

Talk on Marine Reserves and Climate

November 3, 2022, Newport

Cape Perpetua marine reserve. /Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Cape Perpetua marine reserve. /Photo courtesy of ODFW.

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Jess Hopf, a research associate focusing on ecological modelling and population dynamics, to discuss her work on how marine...

Oct
7

Oregon Global Warming Commission Meeting

October 7, 2022

A view south from Cape Lookout. /Photo by Alex Derr
A view south from Cape Lookout. /Photo by Alex Derr

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.

At this meeting, the Commission will discuss:

  • Incorporating co-benefits (e.g., health, jobs, and equity) into the TIGHGER analysis and finalizing the...