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October MCAP Webinar - Climate Resilience Programming in Cornell Cooperative Extension

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October 18, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Join us on Tuesday, October 18 at Noon to learn how Cornell Cooperative Extension is incorporating climate resilience into their agriculture programming. 


Kuehnast Lecture Invitation

The Case for Cautious Climate Hope

29th Annual Kuehnast Lecture

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Thursday, October, 13, 2022
Lecture: 3:00 p.m. (Auditorium)
Reception: 4:30 p.m. (Atrium)

Join the Department of Soil, Water and Climate on Thursday, October 13 for the 29th annual Kuehnast Lecture in the fields of Meteorology and Climate featuring Zeke Hausfather, PhD. Dr. Hausfather is a climate scientist and research lead for Stripe specializing in climate models, carbon removal, mitigation technologies and observational temperature records.


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2022 Public Health Law Summit

Climate Change and Health Equity

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October 12 - 14, 2022

The 2022 Climate Change and Health Equity Summit will bring together health departments, health care providers, and community-based organizations and others who are working with communities to achieve health equity and develop climate solutions that are centered in a health equity framework. Engage with others to build a shared understanding of how public health law can and should make our communities healthier and help mitigate climate change.



 

MCAP News

Job Opening: Principal Climate and Resilience Planner

September 29, 2022

MnDOT is now hiring for the position of Principal Climate and Resilience Planner. This is an exciting opportunity to explore how Minnesota's climate is changing, develop statewide plans to make our transportation system more resilient, and coordinate closely with MnDOT staff to implement projects. 


New Article by MCAP Climate Resilience Researcher Addresses Climate Change and Mental Health Impacts

September 26, 2022

This new research publication highlights results of an MCAP collaboration to assess how mental health professionals are dealing with the growing impacts of climate change-related mental health symptoms. 


Position Announcement: MPCA Climate and Energy Coordinator

September 22, 2022

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking applicants for a new Climate and Energy Coordinator position. This person will play a vital role in coordinating the state’s efforts to understand, characterize, mitigate, and manage the human health and environmental risks from greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. The position will advise the agency on climate change mitigation policy and coordinate policy and program development, including integrating environmental justice and equity into this work. 


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