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Dear UBC colleagues, The start of the year has been extremely challenging and sorrowful in our region, and once again we recognise the importance of cooperation, solidarity and mutual support in one of the most severe crises so far. Over 30 years we have been building together trust and partnerships that are essential for changing our region and cities to more inclusive, attractive, and…
Type: eBulletin
The EU has set an ambitious goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050. Achieving this will require efforts on all fronts and governance levels from national to local. Even though cities are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, they are also uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in both mitigating and adapting to its effects. In 2021, the Union of the Baltic Cities has launched the…
Type: Publication
The webinar on 25 May 2021 focused on strengthening urban resilience in relation to the water management. Ensuring that the city is adapted to the climate change consequences is crucial, and it's also important to ensure the efficiency of the water sector in the city. Presentations and materials
Type: Video
Current stormwater management practices consider just one unique solution, pipes. However, over the last decades, the conventional stormwater drainage has been proven insufficient to manage all impacts related to urban runoff. Cities all over the world are facing common challenges of increasing stormwater floods, and degradation of natural resources and infrastructure caused by climate change and…
Type: Publication
Introduction to the Case: ”Lake Päijänne biosphere initiative” by Ms. Päivi Halinen, Senior Adviser, ProPäijänne  Association
Type: Video
Sam Stäuber, Diver, Interview is part of the educational materials produced in the Finnish-Russian project " Baltic Sea Needs Action". Subtitled in english and russian.
Type: Video
With Christmas nearing and temperatures below zero in many cities throughout the Baltic region, global warming may not come to mind as the most pressing issue. Some might even argue that it would be nice if the mercury would climb a couple of notches in the thermometer.
Type: Environmental Bulletin