Climate Events

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

Feb
25

Carbon Policy Hearing

February 25, 2019, Newport

Vehicles on beach, symbolizing the fossil fuel use that affects the shore.\Photo by Donna Slinger.
Vehicles on beach, symbolizing the fossil fuel use that affects the shore.\Photo by Donna Slinger.

A long-distance public hearing for coastal residents on a bill that would establish a state Carbon Policy Office will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, beginning at 6 p.m.

The Oregon Legislature’s...

Feb
24

Climate Change and Us Talk

February 24, 2019, Newport

350 oregon central coast
Courtesy of 350 Oregon Central Coast

The Central Coast Universal Unitarian Fellowship is sponsoring a climate change talk on Sunday Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Newport Visual Arts Center's 2nd story classroom (777 NW Beach Dr, Newport). This event is free and welcome to the public. 

Bill...

Feb
23

Workshop on Climate Change Advocacy

February 23, 2019, Newport

Oregon State Capitol, Salem.
Oregon State Capitol, Salem. | Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor

The Newport group of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) and 350 Oregon Central Coast are sponsoring a training workshop entitled "An Effective Climate Change Solution for You." The workshop will explore recently introduced federal...

Feb
21

Talks on Forests and Climate Change

February 21, 2019, Astoria

Chuck Willer, executive director of the Coast Range Association.
Chuck Willer, executive director of the Coast Range Association. | Photo by Walt Childress.

Chuck Willer and Mary Scurlock will speak about Wall Street-driven forest management in light of the climate crisis on Feb. 21; doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the lecture starts at 7 p.m. The event is...

Feb
20

Climate Change Film Screening

February 20, 2019, Portland

Tomorrow Film. | Photo courtesy of Portland Audubon

Join Portland Audubon at the Hollywood Theatre for a screening of Tomorrow, a documentary that takes a positive look at how communities around the world are addressing climate change and building more resilient and equitable communities....

Feb
12

Climate Talk

February 12, 2019, Brookings

A king tide batters the bluffs at Shore Acres.\Photo by Sally Woodman.
A king tide batters the bluffs at Shore Acres.\Photo by Sally Woodman.

Speakers Alan Journet and Cathy Conway of Southern Oregon Climate Action Network (SOCAN) will present information about the impacts of climate change, along with updates from recent climate science reports and information...

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,...