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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

2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Call for Nominations Now Open

October 5, 2022

The University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards. These awards celebrate exceptional achievements in leadership, education, research, policies, and practices that improve resilience or climate justice through the development, advancement, or implementation of climate adaptation strategies.


CFANS-MCAP Insights Survey Shows 76% of Minnesotans Concerned about Climate Change

October 3, 2022

A new CFANS and MCAP Insights survey finds 76% of Minnesota residents are concerned about climate change, especially potential impacts to our lakes and rivers. But, many respondents (56%) are hopeful that we will do enough to reduce the most severe impacts of climate change. 


MCAP Work in Climate Resilience and Agriculture Guided by Lived Experiences

September 30, 2022

This essay by Greg Klinger shares his own recent experiences with extreme winter conditions in Rochester, MN and how those experiences are guiding his work as the first MCAP Climate Resilience Extension Educator. 


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