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Forbes: Climate Risk Is Real And Calculable, But Numbers Don’t Protect Homes

February 16, 2024

Forbes featured our study with the design firm HGA characterizing the climate projection data needs of Architecture and Engineering (A&E) professionals in the United States: "Many financially secure homeowners are willing to take on some risk for a great location, but subsequently need to plan for it by working with an architect or builder who uses design tactics to meet that risk tolerance."

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COLDEX Featured on CBS News

January 5, 2024

CBS News aired the first in a series of reports on our COLDEX project at the end of December. The report features footage from Antarctica, where our team members and collaborators from other universities are searching for the oldest ice on the planet to understand the evolution and future of Earth’s climate system. We’ve been working with CBS News throughout 2023 on this project, and are so grateful to see the stories being released. Stay tuned for more in 2024. 

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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.