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Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists
News | Published: 2018-12-13

The Arctic is changing rapidly as a result of global climate change. “Over the past five years, warm Arctic temperatures and large sea-ice deficits show contemporary climate states outside of previous......

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Climate changes require better adaptation to drought
News | Published: 2018-11-15

Too hot and too dry: the summer of 2018 saw losses in arable crops in Finland and many other regions in Europe. As such weather extremes are likely to increase in the future, adapting agriculture to c......

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Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. Snow provides shelter from winter extreme events for plants but at the same time it limits the length of ......

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Focus on basic security, education, and participation
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable well-being cannot be implemented without fair distribution of resources. Decisions on emission reductions or protecting biodiversity cannot succeed if people do not find them acceptable. ......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Focus on basic security, education, and participation
Transition to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

All economic activity should be based on circular economy . The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Instead of ownership, consumption is based on t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Transition to circular economy
We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Finland has committed itself to the Paris Agreement aimed at limiting the warming of the climate to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. The aim is an ambitious one and it requires a rapid curbing of emission g......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Baltic Sea and Climate Change – seminar and capacity-building day for journalists on 9 Oct 2018
Content page | Published: 2018-06-15

Join us for a training day and get an overview of the latest research and data on how climate change affects the Baltic Sea and what kinds of response and adaption resources are available. The speaker......

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Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Press release | Published: 2018-03-20

The habitats of species in Finland's rivers will move northward as climate change causes temperatures to rise. In addition, seasonal fluctuation in the flow of rivers will become more irregular than i......

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Copernicus Global Land Lot 2 (C-GLOPS2)
Project | Published: 2018-02-06

Copernicus Global Land Lot 2 is a component of the Copernicus Global Land Service addressing the thematic domain of cryosphere and water. One of the main objectives of Copernicus program is to provid...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Copernicus Global Land Lot 2 (C-GLOPS2)
Development of pan-European Multi-Sensor Snow Mapping Methods Exploiting Sentinel-1 (S1-4Sci Snow)
Project | Published: 2018-02-14

The projects aims at the development of multisensor snow mapping methodology exploiting both optical and paricularly SAR-data. Target area is Europe. The project develops a practical algorithm that u...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of pan-European Multi-Sensor Snow Mapping Methods Exploiting Sentinel-1 (S1-4Sci Snow)
Global cooler at risk – reducing black carbon emissions should be a priority
Press release | Published: 2017-11-06

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 (SY......

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Workshop on marine protected area (MPA) networks in a changing Arctic climate
Project | Published: 2017-06-26

*A Swedish and Finnish collaboration on increased protection of the Arctic marine environment 21–22 September 2017 Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) Mechelininkatu 34a, Helsinki ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Workshop on marine protected area (MPA) networks in a changing Arctic climate
Smallholder forest producers in a changing climate
News | Published: 2017-06-21

Smallholder forest producers are playing an important role in mitigating climate change, both through innovative practical action and political efforts via their producer organizations. New study show......

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Arctic expertise
Content page | Published: 2017-05-09

© Ilkka Lastumäki Our research and expertise support the protection and use of the sensitive environments in the Arctic regions. SYKE is extensively involved in the Arctic Council's wor...

Arctic expertise
HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Press release | Published: 2017-03-29

Emissions from municipalities in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network declined by an average 29 percent in 2007 - 2015. The greatest decreases in emissions were in the municipality of Ii ......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Project | Published: 2017-04-13

CIRCWASTE is a seven-year LIFE IP project that promotes efficient use of material flows, waste prevention and new waste and resource management concepts. All actions contribute to implementing the na...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Weather and climate risks should be managed efficiently
Press release | Published: 2016-12-02

Maintaining security and the central functions vital to society requires active preparation for extreme weather conditions. Preparation should take into account that climate change may change extreme ......

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New mapping tool shows where the elderly may be vulnerable to climate change
Press release | Published: 2016-12-01

In order to illustrate changes in the risks of climate change for the elderly in different parts of Finland, the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has developed an interactive vulnerability mapping......

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How should forests be used and managed to support climate policy objectives?
News | Published: 2016-10-12

A seminar "After Paris: burden-sharing and the role of forestry in climate change mitigation" was organized at SYKE during the European Climate Diplomacy week. Seminar sought to highlight whether the ......

How should forests be used and managed to support climate policy objectives?
Novel Assessment of Black Carbon in the Eurasian Arctic: From Historical Concentrations and Sources to Future Climate Impacts (NABCEA)
Project | Published: 2016-10-10

Picture: Riku Lumiaro   Black carbon (BC) has been estimated to be the second most important climate warming pollutant after CO2. The proposed project will produce new research ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Novel Assessment of Black Carbon in the Eurasian Arctic: From Historical Concentrations and Sources to Future Climate Impacts (NABCEA)

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