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We're headed to Aspen Ideas: Climate!

March 4, 2024

MCAP is facilitating a cohort of exceptional climate leaders from across Minnesota to attend the Aspen Ideas: Climate conference this month. These conferences tend to lack representation of the many forms of climate leadership that take place at the community level. We believe that we can achieve more by bringing more voices, experiences and expertise to the table. 

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

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


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