NODUS TALKS Parenting and Climate Change

NODUS TALKS series is organized by the NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group of Aalto University, bringing together researchers and practitioners on topics relevant to design, innovation and sustainability. For May 2022, presenters İdil Gaziulusoy and Tapio Pesola discuss Parenting and Climate Change, followed by a panel discussion, both held in English.
Parenting and Climate Change event with Idil Gaziulusoy and Tapio Pesola
Idil Gaziulusoy
İdil Gaziulusoy

İDİL GAZİULUSOY is Assistant Professor of Sustainable Design and Leader of NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group in Aalto University. Her research deals with long-term, systemic and structural changes that are required to achieve sustainable futures. In this talk, she will present the background and findings of her “coincidental” research on how parents experience raising children in climate change times.

Tapio Pesola
Tapio Pesola

TAPIO PESOLA is Senior Advisor for Investor Relations at Miltton Capital Markets. He is also a happy father of two children and one of the co-founders of Ilmastovanhemmat ry (Climate Parents Finland). In 2015 when the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, he was the chairperson. In his talk, Tapio will discuss reasons becoming an activist, experiences from the early years of the Ilmastovanhemmat ry association, and what was learned from it.

The event is free but please register to get access to the event.

Visit the event partner The Design Museum Helsinki's Design Club website.

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