"Talking about rising numbers of floods, you can look at Kurortny District, that located along the northern shore of the Gulf of Finland, people there face the problem of floods more and more often," she pauses and adds anxiously.
For Yulia it is very important to fight against climate change and its effects. Why? Because in a pessimistic scenario it could have disastrous consequences for the Russia's cultural capital in the upcoming century: "In a pessimistic scenario the temperature will rise for four degrees. Due to climate change the Baltic Sea level will rise by 40 to 100 centimeters by 2100. It will affect the infrastructure, mostly underground pipelines, sewer pipes and old buildings."