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
Zoning and weighting in urban heat island vulnerability and risk mapping in Helsinki, Finland. Aleksi Räsänen, Kimmo Heikkinen, Noora Piila & Sirkku Juhola.
Legitimate adaptive flood risk governance beyond the dikes: the cases of Hamburg, Helsinki and Rotterdam. Heleen Mees, P.P.J. Driessen & Hens Runhaar.
Finland’s Integrated Energy and Climate Plan, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
Finland’s National Adaptation Strategy, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry