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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.



Climate Adaptation at the Minnesota State Fair

August 25, 2021

The MCAP team helped the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences put together this year’s State Fair Exhibit: Climate Solutions: Adaptation in Action. We encourage you to check it out if you are heading to the State Fair this year.

Learning to live with climate change: lessons from Los Angeles

August 13, 2021

Heidi Roop, MCAP Director, was recently featured in the Financial Times talking about drought and climate adaptation options. “This is the reality of climate change”, says Heidi Roop, climate scientist at the University of Minnesota. “How do we plan for living at both ends of these extremes sometimes in the same place in the same season?”

IPCC Fireside Chat

August 13, 2021

Heidi Roop recently joined Dr. Zeke Hausfather and Dr. Chip Fletcher for a discussion with Climate School about the recent IPCC report. Check out the video to learn more from climate experts and an author of the report!

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