Climate Events

Apr
17

Talk on Kelp Forests

April 17, 2020

Kelp bed.\Photo by Dave Ledig.
Kelp bed.\Photo by Dave Ledig.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Spring 2020 Seminar Series has moved online.  The public is welcome to sit in through Zoom at no cost.

The second talk in the series comes from Cathy Pfister, a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the...

Apr
30

Online--Talk on Soil and Climate

April 30, 2020, Newport

Kristin Ohlson.

Until the coronavirus hit, Kristin Ohlson was scheduled to discuss her book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet on Thursday, April 2, as part of the carbon-storage focused, free speaker series, “From Ridgetop to...

May
1

Lecture on Seagrass Meadows

May 1, 2020

Eelgrass bed in Netarts Bay.\Photo by York Johnson.
Eelgrass bed in Netarts Bay.\Photo by York Johnson.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Spring 2020 Seminar Series has moved online.  The public is welcome to sit in through Zoom at no cost.

A talk in the series of interest in terms of both marine ecology and climate comes from Aurora...

Past Events

Apr
9

Talk on Forests, Climate, and Wall Street

April 9, 2019, Nehalem

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.
Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

As part of their “Speaking Truth to Power” series of talks, the North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection are hosting Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, for a presentation on “Wall Street Forests, the Climate Crisis,...

Apr
4

Talk on Ocean Acidification

April 4, 2019, Newport

 Oregon's ocean--trouble beneath the surface.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.
Oregon's ocean--trouble beneath the surface.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

While sea level rise, intensifying storms, and wildfires dominate discussions about the effects of climate change, the increasing acidity of the oceans is actually one of its most threatening aspects.  The nearshore ocean...

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 conference is right...

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...