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3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship

Building the Power We Need to Create a Better World for our Children


Wednesday, April 26, 2023 11:00 a.m. to Noon 

The 3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship will be held Wednesday, April 26 at the Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center. The event will feature Kelsey Wirth as the guest speaker. 

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The Value of Natural Climate Solutions in Minnesota

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


March 21, 2023, Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Join the MCAP team on Tuesday, March 21 at Noon for our Adaptation in Action monthly webinar where we'll hear about a new study completed by Earth Economics for The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota that shows how investing in natural climate solutions pays big economic benefits in addition to producing valuable ecosystem services. 

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MCAP Director Heidi Roop to give Keynote at 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum

Extreme Weather Resiliency


March 1, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Register today for the 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum to learn more about the ways that agricultural and urban partners are working together to prepare for extreme weather events and improve water quality around Minnesota. This fourth annual event will focus on extreme weather resiliency, featuring MCAP Director, Heidi Roop, as the keynote speaker. 



New Article by MCAP Climate Resilience Researcher Addresses Climate Change and Mental Health Impacts

September 26, 2022

This new research publication highlights results of an MCAP collaboration to assess how mental health professionals are dealing with the growing impacts of climate change-related mental health symptoms. 

Position Announcement: MPCA Climate and Energy Coordinator

September 22, 2022

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking applicants for a new Climate and Energy Coordinator position. This person will play a vital role in coordinating the state’s efforts to understand, characterize, mitigate, and manage the human health and environmental risks from greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. The position will advise the agency on climate change mitigation policy and coordinate policy and program development, including integrating environmental justice and equity into this work. 

MCAP Is Hiring! Undergraduate Climate Data Curator

September 20, 2022

MCAP is seeking an Undergraduate Data Curator to help us collect and organize high resolution climate data to be used in developing future climate projections for Minnesota. 

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