Inspiring and encouraging climate adaptation in communities throughout the Midwest
October 25 - 27, 2023 | Duluth, MN
Wednesday, September 20, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Join the MCAP team on Wedesday, September 20 at Noon to hear from Scott Hershberger, a science communicator focusing on public engagement on climate change mitigation and adaptation, and learn more about his work with the Wisconsin Extension Maple Syrup Program developing a climate change adaptation menu for maple syrup producers in the Upper Midwest.
Tuesday, August 15, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Join the MCAP team on Tuesday, August 15 at Noon to hear from Dr. Ron Moen about how climate change will impact species distributions and population size across Minnesota.
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.
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
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.