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New project creates tools for monitoring the Arctic and adapting to the changing environment
News | Published: 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 integratio......

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New framework provides insights into cross-border climate change impacts
News | Published: 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 s......

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Butterflies and moths have difficulty adjusting to a rapidly changing climate
News | Published: 2021-06-10

Climate change exerts great pressure for change on species and biodiversity. A recent study conducted by the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Environment Institute indicates that the few moth an......

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Climate Change and Health: Adapting to Mental, Physical and Societal Challenges (CHAMPS)
Project | Published: 2021-02-05

The research consortium CHAMPS studies the potential impacts of climate change on health, with a focus on three interrelated topics: The first relates to mental health impacts associa...

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Finnish Scenarios for Climate Change Research Addressing Policies, Regions and Integrated Systems (FINSCAPES)
Project | Published: 2021-02-05

The FINSCAPES project aims to develop new integrated scenarios of socioeconomic and climate change during the 21st century for use in climate change research and policy making in Finland. In c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Scenarios for Climate Change Research Addressing Policies, Regions and Integrated Systems (FINSCAPES)
Mitigating the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Barents Region (BARIMS)
Project | Published: 2020-12-03

Project description The aim of the BARIMS project is to enhance regional co-operation in the light of sustainable development and safeguarding biodiversity in the Barents Euro-Arctic Region. Pil...

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Sea-ice loss disrupts Arctic Ocean ecosystems and biogeochemistry
News | Published: 2020-11-02

A new review paper published in the journal Nature Climate Change on the ecosystem consequences of the loss of Arctic sea-ice highlights the need for the creation of new research knowledge to support ......

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Professor Eeva Furman receives the Friend of the United Nations of the Year 2020 distinction
News | Published: 2020-10-18

Professor Eeva Furman, the Director of the Environmental Policy Center at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE joins a prestigious group, when she is granted the Friend of the United Nations of the ......

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Tatu Sailaranta: The EU’s policy of adapting to climate change should be better aligned with its trade policy
2020-09-24

In May the European Commission announced a plan for a new strategy for adapting to climate change. The plan highlights the importance of taking adjusting to climate change into consideration in foreig......

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Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Project | Published: 2021-02-08

The Adapt-FIRST project seeks to develop a new risk framework for climate change adaptation at regional level in Finland. In close collaboration with expert and stakeholder partners, it advances meth...

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Climate emissions of municipalities increased by less than one per cent during 2018
Press release | Published: 2020-06-17

According to a recent calculation by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipal climate emissions increased by 0.6 per cent in 2018 compared to the previous year. On average, emissions from t......

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Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
News | Published: 2020-02-27

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......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
New emissions calculation system for all Finnish municipalities – an average emissions reduction of 15 per cent since 2005
Press release | Published: 2020-02-10

Climate emissions have decreased in nearly all Finnish municipalities since 2005. The average decrease is 15 per cent. The reduction in municipal emissions has been driven by the decline in electricit......

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Black carbon in the Arctic and significance compared to dust sources (IBA-FIN-BCDUST)
Project | Published: 2020-01-30

The IBA-project aims to assess black carbon (BC) in the Arctic and significance compared to dust sources for their climate impacts. Special focus is on Finland, Iceland and Russia including cryo...

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The EU Action on Black Carbon in the Arctic
Project | Published: 2020-01-30

The EU Action on Black Carbon in the Arctic is an initiative sponsored by the European Union to contribute to the development of collective responses to reduce black carbon emissions in the Arctic an...

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Black Carbon Footprint
Project | Published: 2020-01-29

The aim of the project is to create a new research-oriented business ecosystem covering actors from different areas of companies, research and authorities to create new in-depth knowledge ab...

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Winter is an important driver for nitrous oxide emissions from boreal lakes
Press release | Published: 2020-01-14

Boreal lakes emit greenhouse gases, but the magnitude of the emissions is still inadequately quantified. While the emissions of carbon dioxide and methane have been addressed earlier, those of nitrous......

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CAScading Climate risks: towards ADaptive and resilient European Societies (CASCADES)
Project | Published: 2019-09-13

Climate change amplifies existing risks and vulnerabilities in a globalised world. New risks are also emerging from complex cross-sectoral and multi-dimensional interactions that aggregate gradually,...

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Independent Group of Scientists: The state of global sustainable development is serious, solutions exist
Press release | Published: 2019-09-11

The Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the UN has assessed the state of global sustainable development as worrying. Although positive developments can be found in the world, certain issues m......

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Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Project | Published: 2019-08-16

The ORSI research project develops steering practices that enable the transformation to a Finnish eco-welfare state with ecologically effective and societally legitimate measures.  The ob...

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