(Recast) Replacing coal with clean energy, promoting carbon trading -- a glimpse of Europe's latest "green capital"
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
by Li Jizhi, Elina Xu
LAHTI, Finland, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Finnish southern city of Lahti was named the Green Capital of Europe 2021 in June. It has been a winner of the title with the highest latitude and smallest population since the European Commission established it in 2008.
During a recent visit, Xinhua correspondents quite often heard such a comparison: "We are 10 to 15 years ahead of the capital (Helsinki)."
The pride of the Lahti people is sensible. In the 1980s, industrial sew ...