2023 Midwest Climate Resilience Conference
Inspiring and encouraging climate adaptation in communities thorughout the Midwest
October 25 - 27, 2023 | Duluth, MN
In collaboration with a wide range of partners and supporters, the University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership (MCAP) will host the first Midwest Climate Resilience Conference, October 25 - 27, 2023 in Duluth, MN. The call for session and presentation proposals is now open.
The Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Potential of Solar
Tuesday, June 20, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The 3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship will be held Wednesday, April 26 at the Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center. The event will feature Kelsey Wirth as the guest speaker.
Understanding Future Climate for Golf Course Management
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.
New U.S. Climate Change Opinion Poll Results Released
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.
Job Opportunity: Climate Change Research Scientist
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking a Climate Change Research Scientist who will work on understanding the emissions process of Minnesota natural and working lands, with a particular focus on quantifying opportunities to store and sequester carbon on our many landscapes