Installing Solar Panels on Agricultural Lands Maximizes their Efficiency, New Study Shows
A recent study by Oregon State University has found that solar panels located on agricultural fields are the most productive. This idea of co-developing the same area of land is called agrivoltaics and this study has determined that if less than 1% of agricultural land was co-developed with solar panels, the resulting energy would be […]
Tribunal Rules that Fracking Violates Human Rights!
In May 2018, the Spring Creek Project co-organized the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change. For the first time in the almost 40 year history of the Tribunal, they had an international focus on the rights of Nature as well as the rights of humans. As the Tribunal was underway, […]
Moore Money, Moore Problems?
Year after year, electronics on the shelves are constantly being replaced with smaller, faster, and more efficient versions of themselves. As technology improves these turnover rates begin to blur together as soon the consumer is too overwhelmed with trying to keep up with the “latest cutting-edge tech”. A perfect example of this can be found […]
2019 Great Move-Out Results
Official results are in: OSU residents donated over 22,533 pounds – 11 tons – during this year’s Great Move-Out Donation Drive! This includes an estimated: 9,980 pounds of housewares 3,119 pounds of food, toiletries, and school supplies 9,034 pounds of clothing, linens, and shoes 400 pounds of loft kit wood This is quite a decrease […]
The Corvallis Climate Action Advisory Board Needs Your Help!
The Corvallis Climate Action Advisory Board needs your help! The board has partnered with OSU’s College of Business to create a survey to develop a better understanding of community awareness and action related to climate change. The results of the survey will be used to inform the board’s work priorities during the next two years. […]
USDA Northwest Climate Hub Postgraduate Fellowship Opportunity
USDA Northwest Climate Hub Postgraduate Fellow – Science Communications A postgraduate fellowship opportunity is available with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Northwest Climate Hub, which is based in the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. The USDA Northwest Climate Hub serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by delivering science-based, region-specific technologies and […]
Environmental Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Conference
The Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative will be hosting the fifth annual graduate student conference on Thursday, May 30th in the Memorial Union Room 206. This is an all day event and the schedule of speakers can be found below. There will be feature presentations from a variety of disciplines from MA and PhD students […]
The Great Move Out begins this week!
Last year we diverted more than 32,000 pounds of goods from the landfill during the Great Move Out. This year we are going to do that again! Here is how you can help: Living in a Residence Hall? Most on-campus residents find it difficult to balance packing, cleaning and finals all in one week. So […]
Call for Abstracts for the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
Do you have an interesting presentation about climate science, impacts, and adaptations that you would like to share with the public? The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute wants you to submit an abstract for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or special session at the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference! This conference will be taking place […]
It’s time for the Great Move Out!
Last year during our Res. Hall Donation Drive we diverted more than 32,000 pounds of goods and materials from the landfill and donated them to local nonprofits. This year, we will be working both on-campus and off-campus again to divert and donate even more materials! Each year our amazing volunteers help us to keep those […]