Climate Events

Oct
31

Climate Plan Comment Deadline

October 31, 2020

King tide at Siletz National Wildlife Refuge.\Photo by A. Stickel.

The state of Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) has released a review draft of the new Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework. Public comments will be accepted until October 31.

The Framework...

Apr
6

Northwest Climate Conference

April 6, 2021

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 6, through Thursday, April 9.  It has also been moved online.

The conference brings together more...

Past Events

Nov
14

Northwest Climate Conference

November 14, 2016 - November 16, 2016, Stevenson

King Tide threatens Highway 101 at Waldport. Photo by Roy Lowe.
King Tide threatens Highway 101 at Waldport. Photo by Roy Lowe.

The annual NW Climate Conference offers a cross-disciplinary exchange of knowledge and ideas relating to climate impacts and adaptation. The conference brings together up to 400 researchers, resource managers and policy makers...

Oct
26

West Coast Marine Planning Meeting

October 26, 2016 - October 27, 2016, Portland

Fishing vessels in the harbor at Newport. Photo by Sara Schrieber.
Fishing vessels in the harbor at Newport. Photo by Sara Schrieber.

The West Coast Regional Planning Body that coordinates marine planning for the states will hold its 2016 annual meeting in Portland this fall, and the public is invited. 

The event takes place Oct. 26-27 at the Leftbank Annex,...

Oct
21

Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Interactions in Climate Change Research

October 21, 2016, Charleston

Photo of Dr. Lucas Silva.
Dr. Lucas Silva.

The fourth of six seminars in the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's fall seminar series will feature Dr.  Lucas Silva, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography & the Environmental Studies Program of the University of Oregon, speaking on "The strength of weak...

Oct
21

Global Warming Commission Meets to Consider Hot Topics

October 21, 2016, Portland

King Tide in the Nestucca Valley gives us a preview of conditions as sea level rises. Photo by John Bauer.
King Tide in the Nestucca Valley gives us a preview of conditions as sea level rises. Photo by John Bauer.

Oregon’s appointed body devoted to anticipating the effects of climate change and examining the possibilities for mitigating its impacts, the Global Warming Commission, will meet...

Oct
19

Climate Strategies Forum

October 19, 2016 - October 21, 2016, San Diego

King Tide threatens Highway 101 at Waldport. Photo by Roy Lowe.
King Tide threatens Highway 101 at Waldport. Photo by Roy Lowe.

Sponsored by the Association of Climate Change Officers, this conference provides continuing education for professionals who are responsible for climate change preparedness in public and private organizations.

To learn more about...

Jun
24

Climate Change Symposium

June 24, 2016, Portland

King Tide shows what higher sea level will look like at Shore Acres. Photo by Sally Woodman.
King Tide shows what higher sea level will look like at Shore Acres. Photo by Sally Woodman.

Climate change is expected to have significant impacts on the Pacific Northwest’s communities, economy, and natural systems.  However, disruptive though such climate-driven changes may be here, there...

Jan
20

Climate Change and the Coast Talk

January 20, 2016, Seaside

Photo of John Stevenson.
John Stevenson.
Many people are aware that climate change is causing sea level rise, which may have a major effect on the shape of our coast.  But there are other ways in which climate change will change life on the coast.  This will be the topic when climatologist John Stevenson discusses...