Climate Change Resources

Looking for more information about climate change and its effects?
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Climate Science

Oregon Climate change research institute

OCCRI is a climate change research network of more than 150 researchers at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, and affiliated federal and state labs.

University of Washington Climate Impacts Group

The Climate Impacts Group supports the development of climate resilience by advancing understanding and awareness of climate risks, and working closely with public and private entities to apply this information as they act to shape society’s future.

American Meteorological Society

The American Meteorological Society's policy program seeks to present climate science and climate policy accurately and clearly for anyone who wishes to better understand the topic.

 

Oregon State Government

Oregon global warming commission reports

Commission reports are a great resource for greenhouse gas emissions data, as well as Oregon priorities for reducing emissions and combating climate change.

Oregon Department of Energy

The Oregon Department of Energy is working to lead Oregon to a safe, clean and sustainable energy future. ODOE tracks Oregon's Renewable Portfolio Standard, supports the Oregon Global Warming Commission, and more.

Oregon Health authority

Oregon's Climate and Health Program works to study, prevent, and plan for the health effects of climate change. OHA's work includes a Climate and Health Resilience Plan, information on climate hazards in Oregon, and tools for addressing the negative health effects of climate change.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon's DEQ is focused on air quality throughout the state. The agency's reporting program helps provide a better understanding of greenhouse gas emissions, and improves the ability to track progress toward meeting reduction goals.

Oregon Department of Transportation

ODOT's Oregon Sustainable Transportation Initiative is a statewide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, while creating healthier, more livable communities and greater economic opportunity.

 

Local Oregon Government

Ashland Climate Challenge

Ashland is working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect people and resources from climate impacts. In 2016, the city asked all residents and businesses to reduce energy use and get involved in creating an inclusive clean energy community.

Corvallis Climate Action Plan

The Corvallis Climate Action Plan was adopted by City Council in December 2016 following a two-year research and development period by the Climate Action Task Force. 

Eugene Climate Action Goals

The Climate Recovery Ordinance sets a goal for the City of Eugene operations to be carbon neutral by 2020. The city will use a variety of tools to reach this goal including: investments in hybrid vehicles and biofuels, energy efficient heating and lighting and higher energy performance standards for new buildings like City Hall.

Portland and Multnomah County Climate Action Plan

In 1993, Portland was the first U.S. city to create a local action plan for cutting carbon. Portland’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) is a strategy to put Portland and Multnomah County on a path to achieve a 40 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 and an 80 percent reduction by 2050 (compared to 1990 levels).

Metro Climate Smart Strategy

The Climate Smart Strategy is a set of policies, strategies and near-term actions to guide how the region moves forward to integrate reducing greenhouse gas emissions with ongoing efforts to create the future we want for our region.

 

Climate Information Sites

Bloomberg Climate Changed

Bloomberg's climate change-related publications and articles.

Climate Signals

Climate Signals is a digital science platform for cataloging and mapping the impacts of climate change.

RealClimate

RealClimate is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists.

Yale Climate Connections

Yale Climate Connections is a nonpartisan, multimedia service providing daily broadcast radio programming and original web-based reporting, commentary, and analysis on the issue of climate change, one of the greatest challenges and stories confronting modern society.