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FIRST MEETING - Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

ENERGY AND CLIMATE FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair of the Energy and Climate Finance & Policy Division, called the first meeting to order at 9:46 A.M. on, January 15, 2019, in room 120 of the Capitol Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Wagenius, Jean, Chair
Long, Jamie, Vice-Chair
Swedzinski, Chris, Republican Lead
Acomb
Baker
Bierman
Boe
Carlson
Christensen
Garofalo
Halverson
Hornstein
Mahoney
Mekeland
Rarick
Stephenson

Members excused:

A quorum was present at 9:46 A.M.

Dr. Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Department of Soil, Water & Climate, introduced the testifiers.

Dr. Tracy Twine, University of Minnesota Department of Soil, Water & Climate, presented on how and what we do know about climate change and on what impacts can we predict in Minnesota.

Dr. Peter Reich, University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources, presented to the committee on how climate change and land use will impact the varying regions and biomes in Minnesota.

The meeting adjourned at 11:11 A.M.





Rep. Jean Wagenius, Chair





Zachary Zimmerman
Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Part I: Climate science and climate change impacts for Minnesota Dr. Mark Seeley – Emcee and Lead Presenter Dr. Tracy Twine – How and what do we know, and what impacts can we predict in Minnesota Dr. Peter Reich – How climate change and land use will impact the varying regions and biomes in Minnesota

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Introductory comments. 01:13 - Part I: Climate science and climate change impacts for Minnesota:. - Doctor Mark Seeley – Emcee and lead presenter. - Doctor Tracy Twine – How and what do we know, and what impacts can we predict in Minnesota. - Doctor Peter Reich – How climate change and land use will impact the varying regions and biomes in Minnesota. Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.