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Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
News | Published: 2016-06-15

SYKE experts have taken part in compiling the new UNECE report on transboundary air pollution. Emissions have declined in Europe and North America, thanks to effective pollution measures. In Europe av......

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New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Press release | Published: 2016-06-14

A new tool has been developed for predicting and managing the water balance of mines, which can be used to calculate the water balances of a mining area and produce forecasts to support mining operati......

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The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Project | Published: 2016-06-16

Product eco-labels guide consumer choices towards options with best environmental performance. The EU Eco-label and the Nordic Swan eco-label indicate that the product is among the best in terms of e...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

The European Commission’s Energy Performance of Buildings directive requires all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy according to the given time frame. The ministry of environment is responsible f...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

About 80% of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming climate are from energy production and consumption (including transportation). This means that energy and climate policies are a compact u...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
Press release | Published: 2016-05-25

Myanmar is undergoing industrialisation and urbanisation at a rapid pace. According to an assessment conducted by the Finnish Environment Institute, it is important to develop basic functions of Myanm......

Current > Press releases > New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
News | Published: 2016-05-18

The European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) delegation visited the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, where a new report on sustainable forest management wa......

Current > News > SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
Experts
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Project | Published: 2016-04-05

© Kirsten Jørgensen The aim of this project is to strengthen forces of two R&D institutes to develop new innovative ways to enhance the biological and chemical oil spill response...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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The Finnish waste management system and the EU-target: 70% target was not reached
News | Published: 2016-01-11

Foto: Pentti Hokkanen, Flaming Star Oy The Finnish waste management system and the EU-target: 70% target was not reached The EU Waste Framework Directive aims to recycle or recover......

Current > News > The Finnish waste management system and the EU-target: 70% target was not reached
Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Project | Published: 2015-12-18

Project Description The Overall Objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project was improved environmental governance in terms of enhanced service delivery of DEA by simplifying the environ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Improving Emissions Control (EC Twinning, Turkey)
Project | Published: 2015-12-16

Description The Purpose of the project was to establish the necessary capacity within the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation (MoEU) to transpose and implement the National Emission Ceiling...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Improving Emissions Control (EC Twinning, Turkey)
Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar
Project | Published: 2015-12-15

Detailed description of project Objectives of the assessment were three-fold: Carry out a comprehensive review of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) in Myanmar and an assessment o...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar
Environmental Management Support Programme (EMSP) in Lao PDR
Project | Published: 2013-09-10

Water sampling in Vientiane Province. Photo: Ms Tran Thi Kim Yen Programme description The Environmental Management Support Programme (EMSP) was a comprehensive capacity building pro...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental Management Support Programme (EMSP) in Lao PDR
Strengthening of Environmental Administration and Management at the Local Level III (SEAM-Nepal) Completion phase
Project | Published: 2013-09-10

Tea farming capacity exceeds the processing capacity and tea leaves need to be exported to India. Boilers are usually burning humid firewood or coal resulting in high emissions. Photo: Lauri Katt...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Strengthening of Environmental Administration and Management at the Local Level III (SEAM-Nepal) Completion phase
Gulf of Bothnia as Resource for Sustainable Growth (SmartSea)
Project | Published: 2015-11-04

The purpose of the SmartSea project is to support the growth of commercial marine activities in the Gulf of Bothnia region. The Gulf of Bothnia is an essential resource in terms of fish farming and w...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Gulf of Bothnia as Resource for Sustainable Growth (SmartSea)
Assessment of air pollution emission
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Fig. Spatial distribution of Finnish black carbon emissions residential combustion (left), road transportation (middle) and other land transportation and mach...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES > Assessment of air pollution emission
Climatic impacts of air pollution
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Photo: Minna-Kristiina Sassi   Besides carbon dioxide (CO2), also many other air pollu...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES > Climatic impacts of air pollution

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