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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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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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Research & Development
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

We research environmental changes and their backgrounds, as well as search for methods to resolve problems. Our work involves interaction between nature, the environment and humans. We tackle si...

Research & Development
Climate change
Content page | Published: 2017-08-30

Climate change is one of the most significant environmental problems affecting the human population. It is linked to the global adequacy of natural resources, a decline in biodiversity as well as uns...

Research & Development > Climate change
Soil carbon model (Yasso)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Dynamic model to calculate the amount of soil organic carbon, changes in the amount of soil organic carbon and heterotrophic soil respiration. Current applications include Earth System Modeli...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Soil carbon model (Yasso)
Experiments in climate governance – A systematic review of research on energy and built environment transitions
Published: 2017-02-24

Journal of Cleaner Production (2017)...

Publications > Articles > Experiments in climate governance – A systematic review of research on energy and built environment transitions
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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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?
Seminar on forestry and climate diplomacy
Content page | Published: 2016-09-01

The seminar in Helsinki is part of the worldwide Climate Diplomacy Week from 12th to 18th September 2016. The topic of burden-sharing in the EU after the Paris agreement and the role of forests in mit......

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Policy brief on climate change adaptation
Content page | Published: 2016-07-14

Policy brief on climate change adaptation The EU research project BASE has produced ten recommendations for improving the practical implementation of the three overarching objectives ......

Policy brief on climate change adaptation
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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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......

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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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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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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
Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Photo: Olli-Pekka Pietiläinen   Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) evaluates air pollution emis...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES
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)
Global warming causes significant changes on the Baltic Sea region
Press release | Published: 2015-05-22

The climate change has already altered the characteristics of the Baltic Sea region, reveals a recent international study. In the continuation the global warming will increasingly affect e.g. ice cove......

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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 ......

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