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Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Project | Published: 2020-08-19

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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Doctoral dissertation: Spring bloom dynamics in the Baltic Sea: From the environment to macroelements and microbial interactions
Press release | Published: 2020-08-12

Global warming changes the composition of phytoplankton in marine ecosystems, also in the Baltic Sea. There has been the recently observed shift in the phytoplankton community composition during the B......

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DRYvER - DRYing riVER networks
Project | Published: 2020-06-30

Short address:  syke.fi/projects/DRYvER Background Rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and other aquatic environments are among the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems. They are also thos...

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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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EurAqua Webinar: Water challenges in the European Green Deal
Event | Event starts: 2020-06-11

Within the context of the European Green Deal, EurAqua is organizing a webinar with the focus on nature-based solutions to increase climate resilience to hydrological extremes and to protect, conserve......

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Life in the fast lane: Computer vision and machine learning to unveil biodiversity dynamics and ecosystem responses in the planktonic realm - FASTVISION
Project | Published: 2020-06-04

Plankton community ecology and ecosystem research is currently greatly hampered by the bottleneck of acquiring species-level information from the communities due to the slow analysis process with tra...

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Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Press release | Published: 2020-04-17

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by European Commission is used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycles. A new study by the Finnish Envir......

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Eeva Furman: The unbearable slowness of sustainability
2020-04-02

Open science and collaboration have played an important role when combatting the Covid-19. A vaccine would be a major advancement in research, but from the perspective of sustainable development, othe......

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Doctoral dissertation: Climate and health impacts of residential wood combustion in Finland
Press release | Published: 2020-02-28

According to the dissertation by Mikko Savolahti, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, residential wood combustion causes 200 premature deaths in Finland each year. In addition, resident......

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Doctoral dissertation: Global analyses of drivers of water scarcity indicators in transboundary river basins
Press release | Published: 2020-02-17

Future water scarcity in transboundary river will intensify in basins which are already under stress and is mostly a local problem, reports a new doctoral dissertation. Hafsa Munia, researcher of the ......

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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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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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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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Report: Shift to climate-friendly diet requires a systemic change
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

The climate impacts of diet can be reduced by 30 to 40 per cent by changing our diets and taking care of the carbon reserve in arable land. According to the final report of the FoodMinimum project, sh......

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IDEALE
Project | Published: 2019-08-12

Project IDEALE is an Academy of Finland fellowship project lead by Dr. Paula Kivimaa, Research Professor in Climate and Society, in SYKE’s Climate Change Programme. IDEALE will connect the ...

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Director General Lea Kauppi selected as one of the top experts for the Horizon Europe
News | Published: 2019-07-31

Director General, Professor Lea Kauppi from Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has been nominated as a member of the Mission Board for Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters for the Horizon......

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Warming in the Baltic Sea area increases blue-green algae blooms
Press release | Published: 2019-07-25

Since 1990, the Baltic Sea has on average warmed by almost 2 °C, Finnish sea areas even more than that. Nutrient pollution has continued to visibly decrease on this millennium but the surface area of ......

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