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Municipal climate emissions down 36 per cent from peak years of 2000s (sttinfo.fi)

Greenhouse gas emissions of Finnish municipalities by sector in 2005–2022
The greenhouse gas emissions of Finnish municipalities by sector in 1990 and 2005–2022. Emissions are calculated according to the Hinku (Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities) calculation rules without emission credits. © Finnish Environment Institute

Press release 5/16/2024
According to the Finnish Environment Institute, the combined greenhouse gas emissions of municipalities in 2022 continued to decline. Since the peak year of 2006, emissions fell by 36 per cent.

Music video brings digital nature data to life (sttinfo.fi)

© Tapani Toivanen, Joona Toivanen and Syke

Press release 5/10/2024
Today, on 10 May, the Nature Talks To Us piece by Tapani and Joona Toivanen, which combines music, video art, and modern digital methods of collected nature information, has been published. The nature data used in the work was collected in the Finnish Ecosystem Observatory project. In the era of the eco-crisis, art and art-based research methods are also used at the Finnish Environment Institute (Syke). Art allows us to access those areas of humanity on which the sustainability transition is based: culture, values, and emotions.

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Paula Kivimaa and Eeva Primmer: Finland needs positive security

On the eve of Finland´s 106th Independence Day on 6 December 2023, it is a good time to consider ways for us Finns to maintain and strengthen our feeling of security, an ability to function and our resilience during both crises and good times, write Paula kivimaa ja Eeva Primmer in their Ratkaisuja blog.

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