Climate Talks on climate change at the Helmet libraries

The Climate Talks tour invites some twenty authors, writers and activists to the Helmet libraries of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area during February–May to discuss climate change and biodiversity loss with the help of literature.

The tour will start at Herttoniemi Library on 2 February. Climate Talks will take place almost weekly until May. More and more new books are being published on the climate crisis, biodiversity loss and ecological lifestyles. Knowledge leads to understanding and taking action, and literature can be used to imagine possible future scenarios and to process emotions and thoughts related to the ecological crisis.     

Due to the coronavirus situation, at least the first talks will take place as remote events and they will be streamed on the Kirjasto Helsinki Facebook page at kirjastohelsinki. The recordings of the streamed events can be viewed on the Facebook page for two weeks after the talks.

If the coronavirus situation allows, people are welcome to follow the talks at the libraries. Event announcements will indicate whether the event in question will take place remotely or if people are welcome to follow the talks at the library.  
The Climate Talks tour programme will be complemented and discussions will also be organised at the libraries of Espoo and Vantaa.


Note! Event announcements are in Finnish.

February 2022

Wed 2.2. 6 PM Herttoniemi Library: Laura Ertimo

Fri 11.2. 6 PM Helsinki Central Library Oodi: Saku Tuominen
Note! This event will be streamed also on the Oodi Facebook page

Thu 17.2. 6 PM Pasila Library: Julia Thurén

Mon 28.2. 6 PM Kontula Library: Hanna Nikkanen ja Mikko Pelttari

March 2022

Tue 8.3. 6 PM Viikki Library: Juha Kauppinen

Wed 16.3. 6 PM Töölö Library: Elina Innanen ja Suvi Auvinen 

Thu 24.3. 6 PM Pukinmäki Library: Emma Puikkonen

Thu 31.3. 6 PM Oulunkylä Library: Risto Isomäki

April 2022

Wed 6.4. 6 PM Vuosaari Library: Panu Pihkala ja Kia Aarnio

Wed 20.4. 6 PM Tikkurila Library: JP Koskinen

Thu 21.4. 6 PM Rikhardinkatu Library: Saara Kankaanrinta

Tue 26.4. 6 PM Itäkeskus Library: Kerttu Kotakorpi

May 2022

Tue 10.5. 6 PM Töölö Library: Teppo Eskelinen, Toni Ruuska ja Maija Raudaskoski / Viimeinen siirto

Tue 12.5. 6 PM Sello Library: Johanna Sinisalo

Tue 19.5. 6 PM Iso Omena Library: Katri Naukari

Mon 30.5. 6 PM Rikhardinkatu Library: Anniina Nurmi

In the picture Saku Tuominen, Kerttu Kotakorpi, Saara Kankaanrinta, Julia Thurén and Risto Isomäki.