Climate Events

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
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
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...

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...

Apr
14

Talk on Climate and Conservation

April 14, 2021

Onion Peak in the north coast rainforest reserve.\Photo by Tom Horning.

The “World of Haystack Rock” speaker series will take a look at how climate change may affect the coast with a talk on “Climate Change and Conservation” on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m.  The virtual presentation is free...

Past Events

Dec
19

Talk on Siletz Basin Projects

December 19, 2017, Siletz

A king tide washes the bank of the Siletz River.\Photo by Meg Reed.
A king tide washes the bank of the Siletz River.\Photo by Meg Reed.

At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 19, the Siletz Watershed Council will host a talk on two projects taking place within the Siletz River’s watershed.  The event, free and open to everyone, begins at 6:30 p.m. in the...

Dec
19

Meeting on Forest Carbon

December 19, 2017, Salem

Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state.\Photo courtesy of OLCV.
Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state.\Photo courtesy of OLCV.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission’s Forest Carbon Task Force will meet Tuesday, Dec. 19. The public meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in Conference Room Meitner at the Oregon Department of Energy...