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  • We already have climate solutions – How can Finland meet the challenges set by the IPCC report? 2021-08-13
    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 extremes in every region across the globe. This will affect life on land, at sea and in the atmosphere. To combat climate change, we need rapid and comprehensive and system-level actions that reduce emissions, enhance carbon sinks and help us adapt to changes.
  • New project creates tools for monitoring the Arctic and adapting to the changing environment 2021-06-30
    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 integration of international environmental observing systems for the Arctic and improve the tailoring of these systems to the needs of various user groups ranging from local inhabitants to academia through to industry and decision-makers.
  • New framework provides insights into cross-border climate change impacts 2021-06-24
    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 severe disruption to societies and livelihoods. The CASCADES project is investigating the risks associated with such impacts for the European Union as well as policy options for responding to them.
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