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Midwest Climate Resilience Conference

2023 Midwest Climate Resilience Conference

October 25 - 27, 2023 | Duluth, MN

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Understanding Future Climate for Golf Course Management

May 31, 2023

MCAP Researcher Stefan Liess is working on a project to create future climate projections to better understand how winter temperatures are changing and how those changes will impact turfgrass. The research team is applying this new information to inform how turfgrass, such as on golf courses, can be better managed under these changing conditions. 

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New U.S. Climate Change Opinion Poll Results Released

May 30, 2023

The latest Ipsos poll about public opinion on climate change shows only 49% of Americans believe climate change is mostly caused by human activity. However, more than half of Americans believe that it is not too late to stop climate change (54%). MCAP Director, Dr. Heidi Roop, is quoted in a recent article in The Hill about the survey. 

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