Duluth Flooding, Climate Adaptation, and Extreme Weather

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An article in the Star Tribune this week discussed the recent flooding in Duluth and the fact that “Duluth is maybe in the firstwave of cities to adapt to climate change,” said University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley.  The article is nice starting point for a discussion about adaptation to climate change, the role of city planners and the real and practical need to encourage students with engineering knowledge and skills.

Read the Star Tribune article here.

For more on the Storm and the role of climate change, visit Climate Central.

For teaching resources around Extreme Weather, please visit our Extreme Weather 101 page.


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