How the city of Lahti became a European Green Capital?
As the leading environmental city in Finland and the Green Capital, they highlight the best European environmental solutions, support the climate goals of Lahti and the whole Finland and start ambitious cooperation projects.
Lahti has already abandoned the use of coal and will become a climate-neutral city by 2025 as the first major city in Finland.
Carbon footprint offsetting
Our conversation with Nicklas Kaskeala, Co-Founder & Chief Impact Officer at Compensate starts by explaining carbon offsetting, how it works and how it is regulated. Then we look at some of the projects used, from reforestation to kelp and biochar; and finally, talk about who is using offsetting and who should be using it.
Collaborative approach to Life Cycle Assessment
Efficient water networks
We had an interview with Klara Ramn – Executive Committee member of EurEau, the European Federation of National Associations of Water Services, which represents Europe's drinking and wastewater service providers from 30 countries, in both the private and public sectors. This fascinating conversation covers a wide range of topics from water regulation to water loss, the cost of running and renovating water networks and how money is generated from tariffs, taxes and transfers.
Reduce flooding risk in cities in a sustainable way
How do we properly treat, filter, and reuse rainfall water?
How can children teach us to solve climate change?
Lars told us about the challenges they are facing in north Denmark with rising sea levels. What sustainable solutions they are considering and how he sees the future of water management in cities.