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Oregon Global Warming Commission to Meet in Portland

Published On: Monday, July 17, 2017

The OGWC will convene a meeting of the full Commission on July 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Portland. Discussion will include findings on the OGWC Forest Carbon Task Force, a review of the...

Forest Carbon Task Force to meet in Salem

Published On: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Forest Carbon Task Force will hold its third meeting on February 27th in Salem.  There is a full agenda including a review of existing FIA data on forest carbon stocks, a discussion of...

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

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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
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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...