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Global cooler at risk – reducing black carbon emissions should be a priority

Press release, November 6, 2017
Over the coming weeks, climate change mitigation and the implementation of the Paris Agreement will be discussed in Bonn. In support of climate change mitigation, the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has produced a synthesis of how black carbon particles, the major constituent of soot, contribute to Arctic warming, in particular, and how these emissions can be reduced. Read more

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Kira Smiley

Kira Smiley: Experiential knowledge paired with trustworthy information necessary for local legitimacy of wind power

Environmental topics such as the impact of windmills on white-tailed eagles in the Finnish Archipelago are often controversial, with conflicting information and perspectives. According to a new case study, experiences and trustworthiness play a significant role in the formation of these viewpoints, writes Kira Smiley.

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POLICY BRIEF

Policy Brief Curbing black carbon emissions

Curbing black carbon emissions slows warming in the Arctic

Reducing emissions of black carbon can help to mitigate climate change globally, but particularly in arctic regions. Read more

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The state of the environment in Finland 2017

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The state of the environment in Finland 2017 - the fourth info package is looking at the curbing black carbon emissions.