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Zero carbon cities: The Helsinki neighbourhood trialling a greener future


Kalasatama, a former cargo port in Finland’s capital, is acting as a test bed for new ideas that could help the city reach a goal of zero carbon emissions by 2040



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8 April 2022

(c) Jussi Hellsten www.jussihellsten.com www.instagram.com/jussihellsten Kalasatama area from above, 2019

The Kalasatama neighbourhood in Helsinki, Finland

Jussi Hellsten/City of Helsinki

A neighbourhood in the shadow of a coal power station on the outskirts of Helsinki, Finland, might seem an unlikely place to envangelise about its environmental credentials. But here in the former cargo port of Kalasatama, a 31-year mega project is under way to build a model green urban district that should eventually be home to 30,000 people.

About 9000 have already moved in. “It’s getting better and better by the day,” says Hetta Huittinen-Naskali, who has lived in Kalasatama for four years. “What …





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