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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...

EPA Webcast Series: Climate Change Adaptation for State and Local Governments

Published On: Monday, November 8, 2010

EPA’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program will be hosting a three-part webcast series on climate change adaptation. This mini-series will be a joint effort of the State Clean Energy...

Oregon Global Warming Commission to hear draft recommendations for Roadmap to 2020 report

Published On: Friday, October 1, 2010

Salem - The Oregon Global Warming Commission (Commission) will meet Fri., October 8 from 9 a.m. to noon in Portland to hear recommendations for meeting Oregon’s 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goals...

EV Project To Install Hundreds of Vehicle Charging Stations in Oregon

Published On: Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Over the next 15 months, The EV Project will install electric vehicle chargers at hundreds of sites in Oregon as part of a $99.8 million...

New Federal Agency and Website will focus on Climate Change

Published On: Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The new Climate Service will study and report on climate change and will be part of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  The agency also announced a new website,...

Lincoln City Opens the First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on the Oregon Coast

Published On: Friday, January 22, 2010

The stations join a growing network of recharging locations that will help expand electrical vehicle use in Oregon.

Five New, Short Online Videos Discuss Climate Change at the Oregon Coast

Published On: Friday, January 8, 2010

Concerns about climate change voiced by Oregon coast residents are addressed in a set of short, on-line videos produced by Oregon Sea Grant at Oregon State University.

The videos, hosted by...

USDA Forest Service climate change short course for land managers available

Published On: Thursday, December 10, 2009

USDA Forest Service Research and Development has released an interactive short course that presents current scientific knowledge on adapting to climate variability in wildland management. Titled “...