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OGWC releases 2017 Report to the Legislature

Published On: Friday, February 3, 2017

The Oregon Global Warming Commission has published its 2017 Report to the Legislature, available on the reports page....

OGWC to Meet in Portland

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The OGWC will convene a meeting of the full Commission on October 21, 2016.  Discussion items will include the most recent data on Oregon's GHG emissions, the preliminary findings of the OGWC...

Keeping track of the OGWC Forest Carbon Task Force

Published On: Thursday, August 18, 2016

The OGWC has reconvened a Task Force of stakeholders to discuss issues related to the carbon content of Oregon's forests.  Information about the Task Force, including the membership, meeting...

Global Warming Commission’s report to legislature shows important gains

Published On: Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Oregon Children’s Theatre presents “The Magic School Bus Live: The Climate Challenge”

Published On: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Drammy Award winning Oregon Children’s Theatre presents The Magic School Bus Live: The Climate Challenge, January 22–February 19, 2012 at the Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW
Broadway (...

Global Warming Commission seeks input on meeting state climate goals at October 11 meeting in Oregon City

Published On: Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will hold a public workshop in Oregon City at 6 p.m., October 11 to discuss its Interim Roadmap to 2020, a series of actions designed to help Oregon...

Commission Takes Roadmap to 2020 on a "Roadtrip," Seeks Public Comment

Published On: Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Global Warming Commission is seeking public comment on recommendations it adopted last fall as an Interim Roadmap to 2020. There are three avenues for offering your responses to the Roadmap,...

Oregon Global Warming Commission Report to Legislature Recommends 40 Key Actions

Published On: Thursday, March 17, 2011

SALEM — The Oregon Global Warming Commission (Commission) delivered its 2011 Report to the Legislature March 17. The document includes a status report on Oregon’s progress toward its climate...

Oregon Climate Assessment Report Released

Published On: Thursday, December 2, 2010

The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (OCCRI) has released its first Oregon Climate Assessment Report as required by the law that...

Oregon Global Warming Commission unanimously approves an Interim Roadmap to 2020

Published On: Friday, October 29, 2010

On October 28, 2010 the the Oregon Global Warming Commission unanimously adopted an interim "Roadmap to 2020 Report" that offers recommendations for how Oregon can meet its...