Climate Events

Feb
22

Talk on Youth Climate Courts

February 22, 2020, Waldport

The Central Coast Canterbury Forum will kick off its Winter-Spring Series with a talk on “Youth Climate Courts, Human Rights and the Courage to Be.”  The speaker will be Dr. Tom Kerns. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m., at the Waldport Community...

Mar
5

Tidal Forest Carbon Storage Lecture

March 5, 2020, Newport

On Thursday, March 5, 6:30 p.m., the MidCoast Watersheds Council continues its “From Ridgetop to Reef” speaker series with a lecture by Dr. J. Boone Kaufman on “Why conservation and restoration of Pacific Northwest tidal wetlands is of global significance.”  ...

Mar
21

Climate Change Discussion

March 21, 2020, Yachats

Andreas Schmittner, a professor of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, will speak on “Climate Change:  Hoax or Apocalypse?” at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center as part of the Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series.  The...

Past Events

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...
Jan
9

Climate Change and Salmon Talk

January 9, 2016, Yachats

Photo of Rebecca Flitcroft.
Rebecca Flitcroft.
Salmon are iconic in part because of the many environments they move through and the many challenges they confront.  From their spawning in the headwaters of streams and rivers to the far reaches of the Pacific and back again, they cope with diverse situations.  How will...