Climate Events

Past Events

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...