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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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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 &#...

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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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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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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...

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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)
Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-10-06

Large, mobile and multivoltine butterflies and moths that either utilise a wide variety host plants or have adapted to feed on nitrophilous plants are becoming more common in Finnish nature. Soil eutr......

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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
IPCC group for data and scenario support meets at SYKE
News | Published: 2016-07-07

A task group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) holds its 24th meeting at SYKE on July 2016....

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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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Policy certainty, solidarity and low costs drive Paris Agreement implementation
Press release | Published: 2016-05-02

The historic global climate agreement, the “Paris Agreement” was opened for signature on the 22nd of April 2016. The negotiations on the implementation of the agreement start in May. These negotiation......

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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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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 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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Southern Finnish forest bird populations on the decline
Press release | Published: 2016-01-11

Many of the bird species native to Finnish forests have declined in recent decades. According to a newly published study, the total number of nesting pairs in the southern Finnish managed forest area ......

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