Organisations, Programmes, and Projects
Climate Protection, City of Helsinki
Description: strategies for climate action and conservation
Urban Environment Division, City of Helsinki
Description: environmental reports and climate policies
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science; the Urban Environmental Policy Research Group; and the Research Centre for Ecological Change, University of Helsinki
Description: research on climate adaptation and sustainability
Climate Street Project
Description: local pilot projects for mitigation and adaptation
Reports and Policies
Helsinki Metropolitan Area Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority
Description: policies for various sectors such as land-use, buildings, and water
Climate Smart Helsinki, City of Helsinki
Description: integrated mitigation and adaptation plan
Storm water management program, City of Helsinki
Description: objectives, priorities, monitoring, and city organization
Weather and Climate Change Risk Assessment, City of Helsinki and the Finnish Meteorological Institute
Description: report that outlines the climate risks and vulnerabilities
Klein, Johannes, Klein, Johannes, Mäntysalo, Raine, Mäntysalo, Raine, Juhola, Sirkku, & Juhola, Sirkku. (2016). Legitimacy of urban climate change adaptation: A case in Helsinki. Regional Environmental Change, 16(3), 815-826.
Description: qualitative analysis of adaptation planning
Juhola, S. (2013). Adaptation to Climate Change in the Private and the Third Sector: Case Study of Governance of the Helsinki Metropolitan Region. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 31(5), 911-925.
Description: private and third sector participation in adaptation governance
Ruuhela, Reija, Jylhä, Kirsti, Lanki, Timo, Tiittanen, Pekka, & Matzarakis, Andreas. (2017). Biometeorological Assessment of Mortality Related to Extreme Temperatures in Helsinki Region, Finland, 1972-2014. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(8), 944.
Description: time series analysis of the relationship between temperature change and mortality in the region
Räsänen, Aleksi, Heikkinen, Kimmo, Piila, Noora, & Juhola, Sirkku. (2019). Zoning and weighting in urban heat island vulnerability and risk mapping in Helsinki, Finland. Regional Environmental Change, 19(5), 1481-1493.
Description: assessment of zoning and spatial mapping of UHI vulnerabilities and risks