Climate Events

Jul
14

Sea Otter Seminar

July 14, 2020

Sea otter and pup.\Photo by Eleanor Solomon.

The Elakha Alliance and the Defenders of Wildlife are offering a joint webinar that explores sea otter restoration in adjacent Pacific coast regions where recovery efforts have occurred. The discussion will consider how these examples may advise a...

Jul
22

Virtual Science Pub Walrus Talk

July 22, 2020

Sheanna Steingass.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC in Newport hosts a Science on Tap series.  These are casual talks on scientific subjects, held at the nearby Rogue Brewery, combining food, beer, and entertaining explorations of research topics.  They are fun, educational…and,...

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...

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....