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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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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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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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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)
Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
News | Published: 2016-04-29

The scientific article by Kirsi Mäkinen, Paula Kivimaa and Ville Helminen, “Path creation for urban mobility transitions - linking aspects of urban form to transport policy analysis” was published in ......

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New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Press release | Published: 2016-02-18

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) have released a new interactive mapping tool about climate change effects on cross-country skiing in Climate......

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

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

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FRES research team
Content page | Published: 2015-10-29

Photo: Olli-Pekka Pietiäinen   The research team is working in the group of Air Pollution and Mitigation of Cl...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES > FRES research team
Integrated assessment modeling
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Fig. Spatial distribution of modelled fine particle consentrations in Finland in 2010   SYKE develops integrat...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES > Integrated assessment modeling
Presentations
Content page | Published: 2016-02-10

Emission maps presented at NordicWelfAir project seminar 27.9.2017 in Reykjavik (pdf) Nearly zero-energy buildings: Legislation alternatives for residential wood combustion and the impact ...

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Publications
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Photo: Olli-Pekka Pietiläinen   Most important publications   Peer-reviewed...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES > Publications
Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)
Project | Published: 2015-08-13

In Finland, PM air pollution has been confirmed as the most important source of environmental burden of disease (EBD). The mainstream international evaluations regarding the effects of air pollution h...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)
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)
Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated
Press release | Published: 2015-08-10

© Vesa Kuusava Environmental impacts of land use have been widely assessed in recent years. In particular, carbon footprints of food and bioenergy production have been studied. Envir......

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Carbon neutrality
Project | Published: 2015-06-05

Carbon neutrality has become widely established in companies’ public relations, media and public debate albeit its content and scope varies a lot. Despite the guidance provided by authorities as we...

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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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