Turku is a city on the southwest coast of Finland, at the mouth of the Aura River in the region of Southwest Finland (Varsinais-Suomi). It is a regional capital and a vital business and cultural center. Turku has a population of 190000, increasing at 0.9% per annum, making it the sixth largest city in Finland. There over 330,192 inhabitants living in the Turku sub-region, ranking it the third largest urban area in Finland.
The 100 cities selected to the Mission program should act as experimentation hubs and pave the way to enable all cities in Europe to reach climate-
Learn about climate change and the future by playing in Vartiovuorenpuisto
Upper secondary school student Aisha Abudu, 17, took part in a Fridays for Future demonstration in Turku a couple of years ago, in
The Missions are a new element of the EU’s research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe.
To meet the 1.5 degree warming limit target set by the Paris Climate Agreement, the CDP has tightened previous city-level standards and conditions
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is bringing together decision-makers from around the world to spur the countries to take ambitious action
The other elected Presidium members are President Mr. Frank Cownie - Mayor, City of Des Moines, USA; First Vice-President Ms.
RESPONSE aims to turn energy sustainability into a doable vision by solving the energy trilemma; security, equity/affordability and environmental s
The Green City Accord is a new European Commission initiative whose purpose is to encourage cities to take environmental action.
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network committed to sustainable urban development.
According to Development Manager Risto Veivo, responsible for developing climate policy, the process of advancing the carbon neutr
– Reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement depends mostly on the actions of the cities, urban areas and local operators.
The agreement was signed on Monday 28 January 2019 by EIB Vice-President Alexander Stubb and Mayor of the City of Turku Mi
The vast ICLEI World Congress in Montreal started on Wed 19 June
Consumption-based emissions—the so-called indirect emissions associated with food choices, travel habits, supply chains and many more activities that keep cities running but are not directly tied to local production—are proving to be the blind spot of current mitigation efforts.
Read Marion Guenard´s article in ICLEI´s CityTalk blog
City of Turku proudly is one of 210 European mayors representing 62 million individuals calling on the EU Council for climate action for a greener, safer and more inclusive future for Europe.