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Portland and Multnomah County adopt Climate Action Plan

Published On: Thursday, October 29, 2009

On October 28 and 29 the City of Portland and Multnomah County adopted a three-year Climate Action Plan that sets goals and outlines actions to reduce the region's carbon emissions....

OSU Extension sponsors climate change lectures in Hillsboro

Published On: Thursday, October 22, 2009

OSU Extension Service in Washington County is sponsoring a series of free, community...

From The Oregonian: How to stop doubting and love the climate models

Published On: Saturday, October 17, 2009

Link to The Oregonian piece by Juliane Fry, an assistant professor of...

Workshop on scenarios of future climate

Published On: Wednesday, September 30, 2009

This two day workshop will be held October 28-29, 2009 in Portland, Oregon and...

New conservation publication available, The Navigator: Rural Oregon’s Guide to Saving Money by Saving Resources

Published On: Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA) announces the release of their new publication, The Navigator: Rural Oregon’s Guide to Saving Money by Saving Resources, now available for free throughout...

Governor Kulongoski signs climate change legislation into law

Published On: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Today Governor Ted Kulongoski signed into law a series of bills comprising an aggressive climate change package that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ensure low carbon fuel, invest in green...

Seminar: Introducing the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute

Published On: Sunday, May 10, 2009

Philip Mote, newly appointed Director of Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (OCCRI) and professor...

2009 Biennial Report Released

Published On: Thursday, March 12, 2009

Oregon Global Warming Commission Report to Legislature recommends actions to reach climate change goals. The Oregon Global Warming Commission delivered its 2009 Report to the...