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GAINS and EMEP modelling in the Russian Federation: further developments at the regional level
Project | Published: 2015-07-13

Since a substantial part of transboundary emissions in the Nordic countries are attributable to emission sources in the Russian Federation, it is important to involve Russian experts in the modelling...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > GAINS and EMEP modelling in the Russian Federation: further developments at the regional level
Keeping the Arctic White: Regulatory Options for Reducing Short-Lived Climate Forcers in the Arctic (WHITE)
Project | Published: 2015-10-06

Kuva: Antti Samuli Short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs) include black carbon, methane, tropospheric ozone and some hydrofluorocarbons (H...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Keeping the Arctic White: Regulatory Options for Reducing Short-Lived Climate Forcers in the Arctic (WHITE)
Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)
Project | Published: 2016-02-19

The impacts from air pollution are not equally distributed, but depend on socio-demograhic and socio-economic factors, including age, gender, social status, education level, ethnic group, living condi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)
ECOHOME Education, training, tools and services to enhance sustainable household consumption
Project | Published: 2015-05-06

Results Results of the project are summarized in a conference paper presented in the 17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and production. Conference article: Educati...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > ECOHOME Education, training, tools and services to enhance sustainable household consumption
New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities - Välke
Project | Published: 2015-03-20

The huge potential of energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources is already recognized. The benefits are various, such as decreased greenhouse gas emissions, a boost in the domesti...

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New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities (VÄLKE)
Project | Published: 2015-03-20

The huge potential of energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources is already recognized. The benefits are various, such as decreased greenhouse gas emissions, a boost in the domesti...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities (VÄLKE)
Framework for developing companies’ environmental life-cycle impacts
Project | Published: 2015-03-11

Framework for developing companies' environmental life-cycle impacts Objectives of the project are to develop life-cycle assessment (LCA) clinics to a fully processed concep...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Framework for developing companies’ environmental life-cycle impacts
SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
Press release | Published: 2015-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) began its operations 20 years ago in March 1995. In the same year, Finland joined the EU. “By virtue of Finland’s EU membership, SYKE was able to take part in ......

Current > Press releases > SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
New methods for research of harmful substances
Content page | Published: 2015-02-20

There is a constant demand for timely information about emerging substances that are harmful for the environment. Both information about their existence in nature as well as their effects on human hea......

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Projects > New methods for research of harmful substances
Doctoral dissertation: Enhancing microbial activity contributes to the remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated with pesticides
Press release | Published: 2015-02-10

The addition of carbon, which is required as a nutrient by the microorganisms in soil and groundwater, was found to be the most promising remediation method in the remediation of soil and groundwater ......

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Research & Development > Water > Doctoral dissertation: Enhancing microbial activity contributes to the remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated with pesticides
LCA of waste-based biofuels and wood waste (JälkiPuu)
Project | Published: 2015-01-09

Project description  The aim of the project is to find out, which waste fractions are used as raw materials of biofuel production in Finland. The LCA will be done for the selected waste fra...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > LCA of waste-based biofuels and wood waste (JälkiPuu)
New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Press release | Published: 2015-01-02

Tree stumps and root systems are a significant but controversial source of bioenergy in Finland due to their environmental impacts. Now Finnish and Norwegian researchers have developed a new method th......

Current > Press releases > New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Project | Published: 2014-12-11

Background Improvements in resource efficiency and waste reduction coupled with new business models are likely to become increasingly important for manufacturing. Recently much attention has bee...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Bioeconomy and green engineering as foundations for future circular green economy (PEER GE)
Project | Published: 2014-10-01

Objectives The objective of this project is to produce increased understanding about the concepts and foundations for future (circular) and green economy that secures the maintenance of the full...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioeconomy and green engineering as foundations for future circular green economy (PEER GE)
Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach
Project | Published: 2014-08-26

Agricultural production needs to become sustainable. Currently prevalent agricultural practices cause not only significant environmental impacts but are in need of change in order to guarantee adequa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach
Processes and Decision Support System for Innovative Public Cleantech Procurement
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description This research project aims at promoting the implementation of innovative cleantech investments and strengthening the market and demand for cleantech solutions in Finland. The...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Processes and Decision Support System for Innovative Public Cleantech Procurement
Bioenergy from sustainable forestry does not meet EU emission reduction criteria
Press release | Published: 2014-03-25

Photo: Anna Repo The levels of forest residue bioenergy, considered to be sustainable from a forestry perspective, may provide considerable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in ......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Bioenergy from sustainable forestry does not meet EU emission reduction criteria
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Bioenergy from sustainable forestry does not meet EU emission reduction criteria
Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Project | Published: 2018-02-08

WaterSmart project aims to improve the awareness of actual quantities of water, and water balances in mine areas to give possibility to forecast water masses in future. The goal is to promote the ant...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Project | Published: 2014-10-27

Panu Juntunen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén   Sirkku Tuominen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)
Project | Published: 2014-01-29

Background Transition to green economy is widely seen as a necessary step to meet multiple challenges of our time. These challenges include climate change, deficiency of renewable and non-renewa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)

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