Climate Events


Talk on Wetland Carbon Storage

February 6, 2020, Newport

Intertidal marsh.\Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council.

Craig Cornu will speak on “Pacific Northwest Tidal Wetlands and Their Part to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change” on Thursday, Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m., at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center (333 S.E. Bay Blvd.) in Newport.  The...


Climate Emergency Rally

February 11, 2020, Salem

Citizens demanding action on climate and greenhouse gas abatement, after the last legislature whiffed on this crucial issue, will hold an Oregon Climate Emergency rally on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at noon on Salem’s Court St. across from the Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem.

To RSVP and put...

Past Events


Climate Change Screening and Community Conversation

August 24, 2018, Port Orford

What’s up with the weather? Our climate is changing, becoming hotter and more erratic. Join Guest Moderator Tom Calvanese (of OSU’s Port Orford Field Station) and fellow community members to watch a NOVA documentary "Decoding The Weather Machine" that aims to cut through the confusion around...


Climate Change Webinar

August 22, 2018

Coastal erosion due to climate change. | Photo courtesy of Surfrider Foundation

Surfrider invites the public to particpate in their "Climate Change Program: Updates and Action Opportunities" webinar. Climate change is a reality that will have particular impacts on shorelines, and the work to...


Coastal Economic Summit

August 22, 2018 - August 23, 2018, Lincoln

 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.

For the seventh year, the Oregon Coastal Caucus (state legislators from coastal districts) is hosting an “economic summit” devoted to coastal issues.  Co-sponsor this year is the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz.  The event...


Ocean Temperature Risk Lecture

August 15, 2018, Charleston

Sea stars at Cannon Beach. | Photo by Peterson Photography

Join Hilary Hayford, from the University of Washington, as she presents a lecture entitled: Small movements with large performance benefits: Navigating temperature risk at a snail's pace. 

Hayford is interested in organisms that live...


Webinar on Regional Climate Assessments

August 14, 2018 - August 15, 2018

Photo by Alex Derr

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invites you to join a two-day workshop in Washington, DC or via webcast on August 14-15, 2018. The workshop will explore the process, findings, and implementation strategies identified in California's Fourth...


Update on People's Tribunal

July 28, 2018, Yachats

Fracking wastewater.
Fracking wastewater.

The public is offered an opportunity to hear how and why the Tribunal was conducted and what its outcomes have been thus far. Yachats Academy of Arts and Science is sponsoring.

Dr. Tom Kerns is making a presentation in Yachats this Saturday, July 28. 6:30 p.m. at...


Global Warming Commission Meeting

June 25, 2018, Portland

Beachgoers fleeing a rising tide at Gleneden Beach.\Photo by Linda Reid.
Beachgoers fleeing a rising tide at Gleneden Beach.\Photo by Linda Reid.

Climate change is like to have severe effects on the coast, among them sea level rise and more intense storms, so the actions of the state of Oregon to attempt to counter greenhouse warming are always of interest.



Albatross Film Screening

June 8, 2018, Portland

Presented in collaboration with HI Portland Hawthorne HostelSurfrider Foundation Portland ChapterUnited Nations Association of PortlandHawthorne Boulevard Business Association and Spirit of 77, they are screening Albatross the film on World Oceans Day, June 8th, starting at 6pm at...


Webinar on Climate Communication

June 5, 2018

King Tide threatens Hwy 101. | Photo by Roy Lowe
King Tide threatens Hwy 101. | Photo by Roy Lowe

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center's next Actionable Climate Science Skills-building Webinar is coming up this Tuesday, June 5, at 11 a.m.  Register now for "The Role of Communication in Knowledge Co-production" with Heidi Roop...


Climate Lecture Series

May 30, 2018

Fracking wastewater.
Fracking wastewater.

Writer and legal theorist Anna Grear will deliver a Bedrock Lecture at noon on Wednesday, May 30.  The lecture can be viewed live online or through social media channels; if you would like to see it together with others as an event, there will be a screening in Bexell...