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IPCC Fireside Chat

August 13, 2021

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


New U.N. climate report is a ‘gut punch.’ What can Minnesotans do?

August 10, 2021

Heidi Roop, MCAP Director, and Kenny Blumenfeld, MCAP Advisory Board Member, were recently on Minnesota Public Radio discussing the latest IPCC report and what it means for Minnesota. 


In California, 1 State Is Seeing 2 Drastically Different Responses To The Drought

August 6, 2021

MCAP post-doctoral researcher, Katerina Gonzales, was recently on NPR discussing atmospheric rivers, drought and adaptation in California. 


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Upcoming Events

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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.