The City of Helsinki will host an online Climate College on 4 September, with speakers offering solutions for a more climate-friendly future in cities.
The event is part of the Helsinki Design Week. The Climate College is aimed at professionals and students in the field, as well as at everyone who is interested in our common future. The event will be opened by Helsinki Mayor Jan Vapaavuori.
Climate-friendly urban planning is first contemplated at the Climate College especially from the perspective of the cities of Helsinki and Beijing. The perspectives are brought up by the main speakers of the event, science journalist Pasi Toiviainen from Helsinki and Yanling Duan from China. Duan is a strong proponent of sustainable development in Beijing, Helsinki’s sister-city. The Climate College will also introduce good practices and solutions to the challenges in cities. The event will include the likes of the Pasila 5G project and the Helsinki Energy Challenge.