Recent News

New Planning Grants for Climate Resilience

November 18, 2021

Up to $870,000 is available for planning projects to be awarded during FY22. This funding provides an opportunity for communities to assess vulnerabilities and begin planning for the effects of Minnesota’s changing climate.

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Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program

November 5, 2021

To advance climate adaptation science and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, the Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program brings undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty together with CASC partners to cultivate the next generation of climate scientists. 

New Midwest Climate Center to be hosted at the University of Minnesota

October 11, 2021

In late September, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the University of Minnesota as the University host of the newest U.S. Geological Survey Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC). It is the ninth and newest CASC in a national network dedicated to providing science to help managers of the country’s natural resources, including fish and wildlife, adapt to climate change.

Upcoming Events

38th Annual GreenSeam Rural Forum

Thursday, December 2, 2021 4-8 PM


Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation Webinar Series

Bi-weekly from November 4, 2021 to February 17, 2022


Our Work

Climate

MCAP conducts applied research to understand how climate change will affect Minnesota, the Midwest, and beyond.

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Communication

MCAP uses climate communications to bring all Minnesotans into the discussion about climate change impacts.

Capacity

MCAP organizes a conference for climate adaptation practitioners to build networks and share best practices.

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