Climate Events

Jan
31

Panel Discussion on Forest Laws

January 31, 2019, Astoria

View from Astoria to the Columbia River estuary.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
View from Astoria to the Columbia River estuary.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Astoria’s Fort George Brewery (1483 Duane St.) will be the scene of a panel discussion on “Carbon, Water, & Community: How Strong Forest Laws Are Good for Business.”  The event takes place on Thursday, Jan. 31,...

Apr
4

Science Talk '19

April 4, 2019 - April 5, 2019, Portland

Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to a non-scientist? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in the media and used in policy? Have you wondered just what they’re teaching about science these days? Then this particular annual...

Past Events

Feb
6

Offshore Drilling Public Meeting

February 6, 2018, Salem

Oil rigs and whale spout off the coast of California. | Photo by Al Seib (LA Times)

The Department of Interior announced plans on Jan. 4 to dramatically expand offshore drilling in U.S waters. The Trump Administration is targeting over 90% of all federal waters for new oil and gas lease...

Feb
6

Climate Change Lecture

February 6, 2018, Gold Beach

King tide, a preview of sea level rise, at Arizona Beach, near Gold Beach.\Photo by Leslie Suva.
King tide, a preview of sea level rise, at Arizona Beach, near Gold Beach.\Photo by Leslie Suva.

Ryan Sandler, a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss “Climate Change and the Pacific Northwest” at 2 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community...

Feb
1

Talk on Ocean Acidification

February 1, 2018, Newport

Dr. George Waldbusser at work in the field.
Dr. George Waldbusser at work in the field.

Marine scientist George Waldbusser will address the crucial question of how ocean acidification caused by climate change will affect Oregon’s coastal habitats when he speaks on “Ocean Acidification and Estuaries: Connections between Land and Sea,...

Jan
30

Clean Energy Jobs Bill Presentation

January 30, 2018, Newport

Yaquina Head lighthouse, near Newport, uses energy--let's keep it clean.\Photo by Justin Knott.
Yaquina Head lighthouse, near Newport, uses energy--let's keep it clean.\Photo by Justin Knott.

Lincoln County residents who are interested in making a constructive effort to combat climate change are invited to learn about an ambitious state legislative bill proposed for the upcoming state...

Jan
28

Science Pub Features Pyrosomes

January 28, 2018, Coos Bay

Over the past year, you may have seen some odd gelatinous tubes (some compare them to icycles) washing up on local beaches.  Many CoastWatchers have reported large numbers on their miles. These creatures are known as pyrosomes, and have never before been seen in such concentrations in...

Jan
13

Wildfires of Western Oregon Talk

January 13, 2018, Yachats

Oregon 2017 wildfires in the gorge. | Photo by Tristan Fortsch

The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series is from January-March. Each part of the series is hosted by a special presenter who is well versed on a partiuclar point of interest. This event will focus on the wildfires of Western Oregon. The...