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Kelsey Wirth

3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship

Building the Power We Need to Create a Better World for our Children


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. 

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MCAP Director Heidi Roop to give Keynote at 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum

Extreme Weather Resiliency


March 1, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Register today for the 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum to learn more about the ways that agricultural and urban partners are working together to prepare for extreme weather events and improve water quality around Minnesota. This fourth annual event will focus on extreme weather resiliency, featuring MCAP Director, Heidi Roop, as the keynote speaker. 

Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards

2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Ceremony


Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. CT

Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Bell Museum to recognize Minnesota's climate adaptation leaders who are paving the way to a more resilient Minnesota for our future.



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. 

MCAP Is Hiring! Undergraduate Climate Data Curator

September 20, 2022

MCAP is seeking an Undergraduate Data Curator to help us collect and organize high resolution climate data to be used in developing future climate projections for Minnesota. 

Minnesota's New Climate Action Framework Sets a Path Towards Resilience

September 16, 2022

The State of Minnesota recently released a new Climate Action Framework, which lays out a plan for how the state will address and prepare for climate change through both mitigation and adaptation strategies.  

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