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Changing the Narrative: Climate Stories for Justice

By Change Narrative LLC

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August 5 - 13, 2022

Climate storytelling is taking the stage at the MN Fringe Festival this Aug 2022. Please join this celebration of community and hear from inspiring Twin-Cities-based climate justice organizers sharing powerful stories, music, art, and poetry to spark action.

Learn More & Get Tickets: https://minnesotafringe.org/2022-show-information/changing-the-narrative-climate-stories-for-justice


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MCAP July Webinar: A Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu

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July, 19, 2022, noon to 1 p.m.

Sarah Smith and Bazile Panek will discuss the Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu (TAM), developed by collaborators representing tribal, academic, intertribal and government entities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.


County road under a cloudy sky. Text at the bottom: "Our Minnesota Climate" with the Minnesota government logo and a graphic of the state of Minnesota in blue.

Governor’s Advisory Council on Climate Change

Draft Climate Action Framework Review

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June 16, 2022, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join the Governor's Advisory Council on Climate Change for a review of feedback on Minnesota's Climate Action Framework. During this meeting, the council will identify recommended changes to help shape the final plan.



 

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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