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Hiring: Benton County Climate Action Intern

Are you interested in climate change policies and sustainability? Benton County is hiring a Climate Action Intern! This is a funded, part-time internship that will begin in September and run approximately through December. There is a lot of County momentum and initiatives addressing carbon reduction, resource efficiency, and climate adaptation. They are looking for a […]

OSU and City of Corvallis pledge, “We Are Still In”.

A national pledge has made its way to the City of Corvallis where the mayor and Oregon State President have vowed, “We Are Still In”. This pledge supporting national climate action has been signed by thousands all over the country. This all comes after the June 1 announcement from President Donald Trump that the United […]

2040 Thriving Communities: REPORT OUT

Some Oregon State groups participated in listening sessions regarding Benton County 2040, and now it is time to share from results from those responses. The Benton County 2040 Thriving Communities Council is hosting five events in May to share nearly 9,000 responses from more than 3,400 people over the past few months. The 2040 Council’s […]

EVENT: Climate Conversations

Do you remember learning about the fundamentals of climate science before coming to OSU? Unfortunately, the answer for many will be “No.” In a survey of roughly 1,500 middle and high school science teachers, only 75% said they talked about climate change in class, and the ones who did only touched on the subject for […]

So You Think You Know Climate?

Test your climate science knowledge, and maybe learn some new things along the way, with these 10 challenging climate questions. Answers will be posted on our Twitter. (No cheating!). Post your score with hashag #OSUClimateQuiz on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to win a reusable chicobag!  Which activity produces the highest amount of CO2 emissions? Driving a passenger […]

The Daily Barometer Goes by Bike By Logan Taylor

Orange Media Network received a Project Grant from the Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) in 2015-16 to purchase two cargo trikes to deliver The Daily Barometer in a more sustainable way. Orange Media has been and will continue utilizing cargo trikes for distribution in order to demonstrate our integrity and commitment to sustainability in line with […]

OSU Climate Planning Panel this Friday!

Looking for an interesting event to attend on Earth Day? We’ve got you covered! You’re invited to attend the OSU Climate Planning Panel Presentation this Friday (Earth Day!) from 12-1 PM in MU 213! Learn about how OSU plans to become carbon neutral by 2025 and what you can do to help reduce carbon emissions. Getting there […]

Sustainability Fair and Town Hall 2015

It’s time again for the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition‘s annual event, the Sustainability Fair and Town hall! This year, the event will be taking place Thursday, March 12th at the CH2MHill Alumni Center (725 SW 26th Street) on OSU campus. Starting at 5 pm, you’ll be able to visit more than 50 hands-on exhibits that represent various […]

The Stand-Up Economist: Economics, Climate Change, and Comedy

On Wednesday, February 25th, Oregon State will be hosting the Stand-Up Economist, a performance of economics, climate change, and comedy. The event will take place in the Memorial Union Horizon Room from 7:00-8:30 PM, with sponsor group tabling starting at 6:00. Pricing carbon pollution, either by a tax or through a cap and trade mechanism, […]

The Trade Off Conjecture

Over the last several decades the sustainability movement has gained great momentum. Legislation has slowly started to work in favor of sustainability, recycling programs have been enacted in various organizations and sustainability has become an integrated area of study across the globe. Unfortunately, there is still one aspect of the sustainable movement that is incomplete, […]