Specifically, more than 350 disparate events, ranging from large international conferences to small local meetings, have been planned throughout 2019.
Raymond Johansen, Governing Mayor of Oslo addressed that Oslo has combated and adapted to climate change, which although i the beginning seemed to be a challenge, it has many benefits now.
Also, Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries highlighted that Oslo is making great attempts in being greener and transitioning to a society free of fossil fuel emissions.
Oslo made it as the 2019 European Green Capital award through an array of green initiatives, including fuelling its buses and refuse trucks with gas produced from bio-waste, creating a comprehensive infrastructure to support uptake of cycling and public transport and fostering participation of citizens and businesses in sustainability programmes.
The city aims to be fully carbon neutral by 2050.