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MCAP May Webinar: Tribal Adaptation and Resilience in the Midwest


May 17, 2022, noon to 1 p.m.

This presentation will cover climate impacts that are affecting Tribal Nations in the Midwest, Tribal actions being done in climate adaptation and resilience, tools and resources that have been developed and used to help with these, and the role and efforts of the Midwest Tribal Resilience Liaison.

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MCAP April Webinar: Stakeholder climate data needs in the U.S. Corn Belt


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

Dr. Suzi Clark, a postdoctoral associate with the Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership, will share the results of a study that is part of the Dashboard for Agricultural Water Use and Nutrient Management (DAWN) project.

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Climate & Community Mental Health Symposium


April 1, 2022

Mental health professionals are seeing impacts on the mental health and well-being of their clients directly or indirectly related to climate change, as indicated by a 2019 survey. This symposium will discuss the survey results and where to go from here.



International report confirms record-high greenhouse gases, sea levels

August 30, 2021

The "State of the Climate 2020", the authoritative summary on global climate by the American Meteorological Society, was published on August 8, 2020. The 2020 summary is the 31st of these annual reports, and it was created with the input from 530 scientists across 60 countries and tens of thousands of measurements.

Fall Hazards Outlook for the Northern Plains

August 30, 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Weather Service published their outlook for natural hazards in Fall 2021 for the Central U.S., including Minnesota. The two-page summary looks at drought conditions and continuing impacts for the remainder of the year.

U of M Sustainable Development Goals Initiative Announce 2021 SDG Research Grant Awards

August 26, 2021

MCAP scientists Heidi Roop and Suzi Clark, together with Caryn Mohr and Linda Kingery of the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, were awarded a $20,000 grant by the University of Minnesota's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) initiative. The project targets SDG#13, Climate Action, and seeks to train 15 solutions-oriented climate change communicators across Greater Minnesota.

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