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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

SECOND MEETING - Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

January 17, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND 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 9:47 A.M. on, January 17, 2019, in room 120 of the Capitol Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. A quorum was present.

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

Members excused:
Garofalo

Representative Acomb moved adoption of the January 15, 2019 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Dr. Jessica Hellmann, University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment, introduced the presenters and the agenda.

Dr. Jessica Gutknecht, University of Minnesota Department of Soil, Water and Climate, presented on climate impacts on agriculture to the committee.

Dr. Bonnie Keeler, Humphrey School of Public Affairs Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, presented on climate impacts on cities to the committee.

Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni, University of Minnesota Division of General Internal Medicine, presented to the committee on climate impacts on public health.

Dr. Lee Frelich, University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources, presented to the committee on climate impacts on state forests.

Dr. Jessica Hellmann presented to the committee on climate adaptations and resiliency and its relationship to mitigation.

Dr. Jason Hill, University of Minnesota Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, presented to the committee examples of adaptations in agriculture.

The meeting adjourned at 11:22 A.M.





Rep. Jean Wagenius, Chair





Zachary Zimmerman
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Part II: Impacts of climate change on Minnesota's economy and natural resources Dr. Jessica Hellmann – Emcee and Lead Presenter Dr. Jessica Gutknecht – Climate impacts on agriculture Dr. Bonnie Keeler – Climate impacts on cities Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni – Climate impacts on public health Dr. Lee Frelich – Climate Impacts on state forests Dr. Jason Hill – Examples of adaptation across economic sectors

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00:49 - Part II: Impacts of climate change on Minnesota's economy and natural resources. - Doctor Jessica Hellmann – Emcee and lead presenter. - Doctor Jessica Gutknecht – Climate impacts on agriculture. - Doctor Bonnie Keeler – Climate impacts on cities. - Doctor Laalitha Surapaneni – Climate impacts on public health. - Doctor Lee Frelich – Climate Impacts on state forests. - Doctor Jason Hill – Examples of adaptation across economic sectors. Runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.