Workshop on climate change mitigation and environment issues in Porto

Location: Viveiro / Tree nursery
Date: Thu, January 30
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue: Horto das Areias, Rua das Areias, Porto

A session where participants will be introduced to the work the Municipality of Porto is undertaking on climate change mitigation and adaptation within its long-term environmental strategy.

Three invited speakers will complement this first overview, framing Porto’s specific role on climate change emerging issues at different scales:

i) Paulo Magalhães with the project “Common Home of Humanity – the legal framework to deal with climate change” (global scale);

ii) Ana Monteiro with the Metroclima project (regional scale, metropolitan approach);

iii) Nuno Brito Jorge with the Coopérnico project (civil society role)

30th January


Parallel morning workshops in the city of Porto

Workshop on multi-scale climate change adaptation approach in Porto

Local: Auditorium of the Viveiro Municipal do Porto, Campanhã

9:30 – 10:00

Registration & welcome coffee

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome session

Filipe Araújo,  Vice-Mayor and City Councillor for Innovation and Environment of Municipality of Porto

10:10 – 10:30

City of Porto´s responses to climate change

Pedro Pombeiro, Head of the Department of Environmental Planning and Management of the Municipality of Porto

10:30– 11:20

Multiscale climate change adaptation responses

Paulo Magalhães, Director-General of Common Home of Humanity project | The global scale with a Common home of Humanity - a legal framework to deal with climate change

Ana Monteiro, Metroclima project coordinator | The metropolitan approach with Metroclima – a Metropolitan Climate Change Adaptation Plan to Porto Metropolitan Area

Nuno Brito Jorge, Founder and President of Coopérnico | The civil society role with Coopérnico – a new energy paradigm for society and environment benefit

11:20 – 11:30

Q & A

11:30 – 12:00

The perception of participants to climate change mitigation and adaptation

Practical exercise applying technology to share visions and perspectives between attendes and the invited experts.


  • Maximum group of 50 people subject to pre-registration
  • In PT, with translation into EN

Parallel Workshop