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CLC Climate and Health theme group meeting

09.12.2022 @ 10:00 - 11:30

Welcome to the next CLC Climate and Health theme group meeting on December 9, at 10:00 – 11:30 (EET).

Topic: During this meeting we will discuss on the implications of climate change on mental health and possible tools to prevent climate anxiety and depression with changing seasons and climate. With climate warming more in the northern latitudes than the global average we discuss the implications of warmer and darker winters on mental health in Finland particularly.


  1. Welcome and introductions, Jaana Halonen, THL and chair of the group
  2. How is changing climate affecting mental health situation in Finland? Timo Partonen, Research professor, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  3. Climate anxiety, climate emotions and coping, particularly among Finnish youth, Panu Pihkala, Docent, University of Helsinki
  4. Comment speech from Terveystalo: climate change and mental health in Finland, Tania Virintie, Leading psychologist, Terveystalo
  5. Closing of the meeting

Warm welcome to the meeting!



10:00 - 11:30


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