News and Events

Upcoming Events

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.

MCAP Monthly Webinar

FEMA Hazard Mitigation - Current Grant Opportunities - Millions of Dollars Available!

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September 21, 2021
12:00 PM

Ms. Davis will present on the newly announced Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds for Minnesota and the nationally competitive Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) priorities. She will outline traditional program eligibility and projects types. She will be available to discuss opportunities to include climate change adaptation to make communities in Minnesota more resilient to the hazards we face.


Minnesota State Climate Office - Climate Services Workshop

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August 30 - September 1
1 pm - 4:30 pm

On the Afternoons of August 30 – September 1, 2021, the Minnesota State Climate Office is proud to host its first Climate Services Workshop. This workshop will aim to bring together a broad domain of climate experts from a diverse set of state, regional and national agencies, for the purposes of showcasing and improving climate services that are available to the citizens of Minnesota.


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Our Changing Precipitation Webinar Series

Weekly, September 14 - October 12, afternoon (Eastern)

NOAA's Climate Program Office and National Centers for Environmental Information, in partnership with The Water Research Foundation, are hosting a five-part webinar series on Our Changing Precipitation. Join to learn more about some of the considerations and methods for working with available precipitation science and information to advance resilience planning.



 

MCAP News

Understanding Future Climate for Golf Course Management

May 31, 2023

MCAP Researcher Stefan Liess is working on a project to create future climate projections to better understand how winter temperatures are changing and how those changes will impact turfgrass. The research team is applying this new information to inform how turfgrass, such as on golf courses, can be better managed under these changing conditions. 


Job Opportunity: Climate Change Research Scientist

May 30, 2023

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking a Climate Change Research Scientist who will work on understanding the emissions process of Minnesota natural and working lands, with a particular focus on quantifying opportunities to store and sequester carbon on our many landscapes 


New U.S. Climate Change Opinion Poll Results Released

May 30, 2023

The latest Ipsos poll about public opinion on climate change shows only 49% of Americans believe climate change is mostly caused by human activity. However, more than half of Americans believe that it is not too late to stop climate change (54%). MCAP Director, Dr. Heidi Roop, is quoted in a recent article in The Hill about the survey. 


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