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Earth observation applications for climate change adaptation and mitigation

Climate change adaptation and mitigation are to be studied with the help of data and Artificial Intelligence in a new international research project. Launched in June 2021, EIFFEL will introduce new m...

2021-09-30
We already have climate solutions – How can Finland meet the challenges set by the IPCC report?

The report on the Physical Science Basis of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, published on Monday states that human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate ex...

2021-08-13
New project creates tools for monitoring the Arctic and adapting to the changing environment

The European Union will provide 15 million euros from the Horizon 2020 Programme to fund the Arctic PASSION project for the period 2021 to 2025. A consortium of 35 partners will promote the integratio...

2021-06-30
New framework provides insights into cross-border climate change impacts

Climate change impacts such as droughts, floods and storms may have consequences that extend to locations and jurisdictions far distant from their initial impact. Such cross-border impacts can cause s...

2021-06-24
FINMARI and INAR RI both granted a status on the Finland’s national roadmap for research infrastructures

FINMARI and INAR RI, two key research infrastructures for the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, have been granted a status on the Finland’s national roadmap for research infrastructures.

2020-12-11
SYKE successful in SRC Climate Change and Humans call

SYKE receives total of 1.9 M€ research funding in a call “Climate Change and Humans”, a research programme launched by the Strategic Research Council in Finland.

2020-11-10
Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time

The consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions have not decreased between years 2005 and 2015 although the territorial emissions decreased substantially The majority of consumption-based emissions are...

2020-02-27
Europe’s state of the environment 2020: change of direction urgently needed

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest ‘State of the Environment’ report published on 4th of December 2019 states that Europe faces environmental challenges of unprecedented scale and urgency.

2019-12-05
With high-end climate change the same old solutions are not enough

What could a future above 2°C look like? What do we want our future to look like? The EU-funded IMPRESSIONS project found out that a more participatory and engaging scientific method can help identify...

2019-04-29
Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists

The Arctic is changing rapidly as a result of global climate change. “Over the past five years, warm Arctic temperatures and large sea-ice deficits show contemporary climate states outside of previous...

2018-12-13
Climate changes require better adaptation to drought

Too hot and too dry: the summer of 2018 saw losses in arable crops in Finland and many other regions in Europe. As such weather extremes are likely to increase in the future, adapting agriculture to c...

2018-11-15
Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit

Presidents Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki 16.7. The experts of Finnish Environment Institute SYKE are available for the media to give more information on black carbon, climate change and on pro...

2018-07-11
IPCC group for data and scenario support meets at SYKE

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

2016-07-07
Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution

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...

2016-06-15
Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence

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 ...

2016-04-29