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Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (CANEMURE)
Project | Published: 2019-06-17

  Canemure, the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions -project implements practical measures for climate change mitigation during a six year period, from 2018 to 20...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (CANEMURE)
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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Intermediary actors accelerating socio-technical transitions – hope, hype and actionable insight
Content page | Published: 2019-02-12

Seminar 11-12 April, 2019, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intermediaries in the energy transition: The invisible work of creating markets for sustainable energy solutions (TRIPOD) > Intermediary actors accelerating socio-technical transitions – hope, hype and actionable insight
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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The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Press release | Published: 2018-11-09

The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is moving on 19th November 2018 from the Töölö borough of Helsinki to the University of Helsinki’s Viikki campus (street address: Latokarta......

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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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Finland has committed itself to the Paris Agreement aimed at limiting the warming of the climate to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. The aim is an ambitious one and it requires a rapid curbing of emission g......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Utilisation of biogas
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Cattle manure is suitable raw material for recycled fertilizers. Photo: Tapio Heikkilä Biogas production is based on multiphase composition process generated by microbes. Several ...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas
Projects related to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

Project examples Research, development and innovation supporting the sustainability of circular economy CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland Transition Pathways Towa......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Projects related to circular economy
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)
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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CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Project | Published: 2017-04-13

CIRCWASTE is a seven-year LIFE IP project that promotes efficient use of material flows, waste prevention and new waste and resource management concepts. All actions contribute to implementing the na...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Low-carbon experiments can lead the way to mitigate climate change
Published: 2016-12-27

Journal of Cleaner Production (2016)...

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Towards a future-oriented “Energiewende” (FutWend)
Project | Published: 2016-08-24

How does the future of decenralized renewable energy look like? © Photo: Jari Lyytimäki   The project Futwende unpacks decentralized renewable production of energy Energy...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards a future-oriented “Energiewende” (FutWend)
Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Press release | Published: 2016-07-01

34 municipalities intend to take part in the joint procurement of solar power plants organised by the Finnish Environment Institute and KL-Kuntahankinnat Oy. Of the largest cities, Helsinki, Tampere, ......

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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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
All municipalities in mainland Finland invited to participate in the joint procurement of solar power
Press release | Published: 2016-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has launched a joint procurement of solar power systems, inviting all municipalities and municipal enterprises in Finland to increase their use of solar power. T......

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Finnish Sustainable Communities FISU - vitality from resource wisdom
News | Published: 2015-06-09

No waste, no emissions, no overconsumption. Four Finnish cities, Jyväskylä, Lappeenranta, Turku and Forssa, have committed to working towards becoming carbon neutral and waste-free and curbing overcon......

Current > News > Finnish Sustainable Communities FISU - vitality from resource wisdom
Let emission-free power go around – bring solar power home!
News | Published: 2015-06-09

The idea promoter ‘Yllätetään yhteiskunta’ (‘Let’s surprise society’) wants good practices to go around in Finland. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the HINKU municipalities aiming at carb......

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The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) wants to promote the cleantech opportunities of municipalities
News | Published: 2015-06-09

The way municipalities promote low-carbon solutions and cleantech business is very important to the market. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has investigated how the HINKU municipalities aimin......

Current > News > The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) wants to promote the cleantech opportunities of municipalities

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