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Urbanisation
Content page | Published: 2019-07-11

The share of population living in cities and urban areas is increasing globally. Up to 70% of Finns already live in urban areas, while the global figure is over 50%. Urbanisation is often considered ...

Research & Development > Urbanisation
Bringing nature back – biodiversity-friendly nature-based solutions in cities (BiNatUr)
Project | Published: 2022-09-06

Nature-based solutions as part of climate smart cities Climate change has significant effects on water quantity, quality and seasonal variation in cities. It increases the risk of flooding ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bringing nature back – biodiversity-friendly nature-based solutions in cities (BiNatUr)
Emilia Suomalainen
Content page | Published: 2021-05-10

Senior Research Scientist, PhD (Environmental Science) © Kuva: Kai Widell Finnish Environment Institute Sustainable Urbanisation Programme Address: Latokartanonkaari ......

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Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Project | Published: 2021-02-23

Background The New Urban Agenda (NUA) was adopted at the United Nations Conference Habitat III in Quito 2016 to guide sustainable urban development. It supports the implementation of the Ag...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Project | Published: 2020-11-25

Research topics We focus on the accessibility to green and water areas within suburbs and their socio-economic variation between suburbs, as well as their role in supporting wellbeing....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Arto Viinikka
Content page | Published: 2020-10-22

Researcher (Geoinformatics)   Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Environmental Policy Centre Urban and regional trends unit firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358 40 6744 703......

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Maija Tiitu
Content page | Published: 2020-10-15

Researcher (geography)   Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Environmental Policy Centre Urban and Regional Trends Unit firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358 295 251 695 ORC......

Experts > Maija Tiitu
Marko Tainio
Content page | Published: 2020-07-29

Director of the Sustainable Urban Programme © Kai Widell Email: firstname.lastname@syke.fi Phone: +358-29-525-2127 Twitter: @MarkoTainio Professional some: LinkedIn ......

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Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
Press release | Published: 2020-05-29

According to the updated urban-rural classification, more than 72 per cent of the Finnish population now reside in the urban areas of the country. The degree of urbanisation has increased more than tw......

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Research & Development > Urbanisation > Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
Kati Vierikko
Content page | Published: 2019-10-29

Senior Researcher Docent (urban ecology) PhD (environmental sciences) M.sc. (systematic botany) Environmental Policy Centre, Land Use Management team Email: first name.last ......

Experts > Kati Vierikko
Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Project | Published: 2019-09-30

  CURRENT New article: Koskela, Iida-Maria & Paloniemi, Riikka. 2022.  Learning and agency for sustainability transformations: building on Bandura’s...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Marko Tainio
Content page | Published: 2019-08-16

Director Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Sustainable Urbanisation Programme Email: firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi Phone: +358-29-525-2127 Twitter: @MarkoTainio Professiona......

Experts > Marko Tainio
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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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Juha Peltomaa
Content page | Published: 2019-02-06

  Head of Unit PhD (environmental policy) Title of Docent (sustainability politics, UEF) Urban and Regional Trends Environmental Policy Centre Finnish Environment Ins......

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Finns value urban living
Press release | Published: 2017-06-20

According to the latest “Asukasbarometri” (Residents’ barometer) survey, more and more Finns want to live in an urban environment. Urbanisation is also seen in changes in life style such as the increa......

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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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
News | Published: 2016-04-29

The scientific article by Kirsi Mäkinen, Paula Kivimaa and Ville Helminen, “Path creation for urban mobility transitions - linking aspects of urban form to transport policy analysis” was published in ......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
New phase of urbanisation within metropolitan areas — Helsinki lagging behind Stockholm
Press release | Published: 2015-06-15

A recent study on the metropolitan areas of Helsinki and Stockholm indicates that the urban form in the two regions has developed partially in different directions during the past 20 years. Stockholm ......

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Dr Joe Ravetz is a visual thinker
News | Published: 2015-02-05

The public lecture held by Dr Joe Ravetz is loaded with hand drawn maps and pictures. Even his self-presentation on the Urban 3.0 website is partly a comic strip. "I am a researcher of sustainable fut......

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