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Value for money: unlocking the investment potential for resilient low-carbon Finnish building stock (Life EconomisE)
Project | Published: 2017-11-14

The LIFE EconomisE project will demonstrate how influencing financial flows for the decarbonisation of building stock can deliver significant contributions towards 2020 and 2030 Climate and Energy ta...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Value for money: unlocking the investment potential for resilient low-carbon Finnish building stock (Life EconomisE)
Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform
Press release | Published: 2017-10-20

According to a recent Finnish study, efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into ......

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Swan Ecolabel to promote circular economy
Press release | Published: 2017-09-21

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel could be further developed with the aim of promoting a circular economy by setting criteria for recycled products and environmentally friendly sharing economy services. Requir......

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Targeted methods for increasing recycling – economic impacts and feasibility (KEIKKA 2)
Project | Published: 2017-07-10

The recycling rate for municipal solid waste (MSW) has remained close to 30 percent despite many measures taken. In 2015 the computation methods for statistics on MSW were adjusted, and the most rece...

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Air Pollution Damage Cost Model for Finland (IHKU)
Project | Published: 2017-05-29

Picture: Tero Pajukallio Air pollution has severe negative impacts on human health and environment. Monetary value of these negative impacts for people and society can be assessed with va...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Air Pollution Damage Cost Model for Finland (IHKU)
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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Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Content page | Published: 2017-03-24

EPIC project publications Ahkola H., Äystö L., Mehtonen J., Nystén T. & Leppänen M. 2019. Passive sampling as a tool for determining total chemical discharge in waste waters, Poster, pre...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC) > Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Project | Published: 2017-01-18

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE) aims to build upon the existing Finnish MALPE city-regional planning approach, which includes land use (M), housing (A), transport (L), ser...

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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 ...

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Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)
Project | Published: 2016-10-07

Shortcut: http://www.syke.fi/projects/epic     Project description Objectives Work packages P...

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Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – ALLIANCE
Project | Published: 2016-09-12

  The Finnish Environment Institute is participating in the Interreg project Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance ( Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance; ALLIANCE ) that gathers ...

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A new research project analyses synergies between ecolabels, product environmental footprint and circular economy
Press release | Published: 2016-07-01

The objective of the three-year project “The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint” by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is to explore what kind of new info......

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Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
News | Published: 2016-06-15

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......

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New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Press release | Published: 2016-06-14

A new tool has been developed for predicting and managing the water balance of mines, which can be used to calculate the water balances of a mining area and produce forecasts to support mining operati......

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The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Project | Published: 2016-06-16

Product eco-labels guide consumer choices towards options with best environmental performance. The EU Eco-label and the Nordic Swan eco-label indicate that the product is among the best in terms of e...

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Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

The European Commission’s Energy Performance of Buildings directive requires all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy according to the given time frame. The ministry of environment is responsible f...

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Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

About 80% of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming climate are from energy production and consumption (including transportation). This means that energy and climate policies are a compact u...

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New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
Press release | Published: 2016-05-25

Myanmar is undergoing industrialisation and urbanisation at a rapid pace. According to an assessment conducted by the Finnish Environment Institute, it is important to develop basic functions of Myanm......

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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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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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