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CLOUDBURST September Climatological Overview
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The University of Minnesota is leading a study on a topic close to every Minnesotan: how to have a warmer home.
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The area of Minnesota’s landscape in severe to extreme drought diminished during February, dropping from 84 percent of the state’s landscape to under 70 percent. This modest improvement was mostly due to above normal snowfall, especially across central and northern counties.
Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Extension
, March 09, 2013
Although much of Minnesota is still in severe to extreme drought, University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley says the outlook shows a different story for late winter all the way into planting season.
The effect of climate change on community water resource management will be the focus of the Clean Water and Climate Adaptation Summit planned for September 16 and 17 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
The Upper Midwest could gain from the global climate change conference in Copenhagen, but those from the region attending the meeting say the real work will come in Congress and in Mexico City a year from now.
Megan Constans feels what she is doing is important, despite being just one person among 25,000 at the United Nations climate change conference. Hundreds of youths like Constans from around the world are playing a key role at the two-week Copenhagen gathering.
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