What the Coronavirus response reveals about solving the climate crisis

March 27, 2020General, News

We need to work harder than ever to ensure that this moment of intense change across the US and Oregon results in a better world for people. We must seize this opportunity to shine a light on the inner workings of the economic system and bring about a much needed just transition. As stated in a recent article by James K. Galbraith about responding to the Coronavirus: “Through it all, the people must be reassured. Those at home must be cared for. And those who remain healthy must be given useful work. Solidarity, organization, determination: These are the words for us now.”

Oregon Coast Ocean News – “Feds delay Jordan Cove LNG final decision”

March 4, 2020Ocean News

Welcome to the Coast Range Association’s Oregon Coast Ocean News. We are happy to share timely and relevant climate & ocean news & events impacting the lives of Oregon’s Coastal residents.

To learn more and to get involved in our work, reach out to Jim Carlson, CRA’s coastal field staff person. He works with the great network of organizations and agencies that support the nearshore marine reserve system. Reach Jim on the phone, 503-801-5538, or at his email at jim@coastrange.org.

Chuck to present March 13 and 16 on Western Oregon in the Era of Climate Change

February 27, 2020General, News

For three years Chuck Willer has been speaking in Oregon communities about rural land ownership, taxation, and forest management. With a deep critique of forestry as practiced by large Wall Street landowners, Chuck outlines the political economic realities that impact rural lives and landscapes. Today, a warming climate is now recognized as a crisis requiring immediate action. Only one proposal exists adequate to the climate challenge and that proposal is the Green New Deal.

Oregon Coast Ocean News – “Ocean acidification is impacting Dungeness crabs”

February 5, 2020News, Ocean News

For over ten years, the Coast Range Association has worked to build relationships and support partnerships that further the conservation and protection goals for Oregon’s nearshore ocean environment. Through this newsletter, Oregon Coast Ocean News, we share the important stories that impact our communities and inspire us to deepen our connections to Oregon’s Coast.