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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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Petrus Kautto appointed as the Director of the Strategic Program for Sustainable Circular Economy
News | Published: 2020-09-02

Petrus Kautto, Doctor of Philosophy, has been elected to the position of senior researcher at SYKE. At the same time, he will serve on a temporary basis as Director of the Strategic Program for Sustai......

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Microplastics in Agricultural soil MicrAgri
Project | Published: 2020-05-20

Various products have been developed for agricultural use to facilitate cultivation, increase yields and improve the profitability of agriculture, but which, on the other hand, can act as sources of ...

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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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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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More reliable information with Product Environmental Footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-11-21

There are dozens of different environmental labels and ecodesign tools for products in operation in the marketplace. The environmental information on products intended for consumers should be harmonis......

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Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2019-11-14

The Finnish Environment Institute has studied how biodegradable and bio-based materials actually decompose in the Baltic Sea marine environment. A set of tests in the sea revealed that some materials ......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Quantitative goals need to be set for reducing use of raw materials
Press release | Published: 2019-09-30

A circular economy makes it possible to significantly reduce the consumption of raw materials. The advancement of a circular economy requires ambitious quantitative goals for the reduction of the use ......

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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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Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
Project | Published: 2019-08-07

JUST FOOD explores and develops means for making the transition to a healthy and climate-smart food system just, sustainable, and socially acceptable. The existing sustainability transition re...

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Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-06-05

Kuva: Kai Widell / SYKE High quality tap water Finland has pure and healthy tap water, which is available almost anywhere free of charge. In Finnish we call it "kraanavesi" or "...

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Turn the tap on
Project | Published: 2019-04-26

Photo: Visit Finland Promoting Nordic tap water "Turn the tap on - Rent vatten från kranen" campaign is launched to promote and educate tourists and locals about pure tap water ...

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The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-04-08

The renewed by the Finnish Environment Institute is even clearer than before in guiding people towards tangible actions to reduce the carbon footprint. The user interface of the calculator has been r......

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Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Press release | Published: 2019-04-05

Tampere City Region is strengthening its commitment to strict carbon neutrality targets. As the central city of the region, Tampere joined the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network by decision......

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Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 2018-12-21

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life ......

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Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Press release | Published: 2018-11-16

According to a preliminary study, Finnish household water contains only small amounts of microplastics. Water treatment processes effectively remove particles from the raw water that is used in the pr......

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Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Project | Published: 2018-10-16

Growing concerns for climate change call for radical systemic changes in society in terms of both production and consumption. In order to develop the current understanding of reconfigurations require...

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New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

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