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Art work displayed at the Corvallis Arts Center What Will Nature Do? exhibit, curated by Oregon State University climate scientist Dominique Bachelet. The exhibit, which is a collaborative art-science project, will be open until Nov. 13.

New Corvallis Arts Center exhibit conveys hope about climate change

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Arts-Sci Oregon State University encourages hope regarding climate change with a new exhibit at the Corvallis Arts Center. Many people may see art and science as two separate entities. However, the...

Even with classes back in person, parts of Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus are still under construction as of Oct. 7. Many of these construction projects are being done in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.

Castles: Campus construction is a reminder to prioritize sustainable development

Christine Castles, Columnist
October 12, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. If you walk around Oregon State University’s Corvallis,...

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Student on the Street: How do you feel about the threat of wildfires in Oregon and the wildfire expert panel hosted by OSU?

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 11, 2021

Sophie Holden (she/her) second-year marketing major “I believe in [the threat of wildfires] for sure. I evacuated from where we lived in Clackamas for two weeks. I accepted losing the house....

The SW 35th Street solar array installation on September 27th in Corvallis, Ore. Sierra Magazine ranked Oregon State University at the 26th position out of 328 colleges in the country for sustainability.

OSU consistently ranks among most sustainable universities in the nation

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 5, 2021

Energy efficiency, sustainable food procurement and solar array maintenance: these are just three categories of the work that goes on in the Sustainability Office at Oregon State University. Minutes...

This photo shows the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. OSU was selected as one of just three institutions to host a multinational United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change action and adaptation.

United Nations-sponsored climate change training academy to be hosted by Oregon State University

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
September 25, 2021

Oregon State University was selected as one of just three institutions to host a multinational United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change. The training will begin on Sept. 27 and last...

Integrative Biology Professor Dr. Jane Lubchenco is President Joe Bidens pick for Deputy Director for Climate and Environment at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Lubchenco is an environmental scientist and marine ecologist who teaches and conducts research at Oregon State University.

OSU professor chosen for role in White House

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
April 18, 2021

Clarification: This story has been edited to reflect that Dr. Lubchenco is not the only leader on national climate and science at the White House, and her colleagues have been listed in the second paragraph...

Pandemic has inspired, mobilized local climate change movements

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 24, 2021

COVID-19 has generated countless obstacles to various personal and systemic goals and plans – however, in the fight against climate change, the pandemic has possibly offered inspiration and momentum. According...

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It is ‘reckless’ to exclude climate change from discussions on wildfires

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
September 28, 2020

With around 1 million acres having burned in Oregon alone, and a quarter million Oregonians under some form of an evacuation order, Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown called the fires a wake up call to climate...

Columnist Haley Daarstad argues that Oregon State University must focus more on fighting climate change by adopting more sustainable practices like carbon sequestration, or the school’s forests will slowly die.  

Daarstad: OSU must shift forests’ focus from revenue, toward climate change research

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
January 27, 2020

Oregon State University should refocus the management and research of OSU’s several research forests to address the existential threat that climate change presents.Last summer, about 16 acres of old-growth...

House Representative Peter DeFazio answers questions in an Oregon State University class.  

Congressman Peter DeFazio speaks at Oregon State University

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
January 27, 2020

Correction: This story originally misspelt Jane Lubchenco’s name. The story has been updated. The Barometer regrets this error.Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio visited the Oregon State University campus...

The Sunrise Climate Movement held a rally on Dec. 6 in front of the Kerr Administration building, where protesters demanded OSU continue their commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2025. 

Sunrise, community protest with the goal to stand up against climate change, get OSU administration’s attention

William Ross, News Contributor
December 7, 2019

A crowd holding signs demanding action, and chanting for change is what one may have witnessed yesterday afternoon while passing the Kerr Administration Building at Oregon State University. This crowd...

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College Dems: Climate change requires institutional changes

Andrew Peterkort
October 22, 2018

As elections approach this November, the Democratic party still holds many strong stances that seek to increase the freedom and liberty of human beings. Many issues of freedom are of great importance to...

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