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Increasing tree harvest does not help to reach Paris agreement targets
Press release | Published: 2022-06-15

A fresh review study shows that increased felling reduces carbon sequestered in forests significantly in both boreal and temperate regions. It is often argued that although increased harvesting does r......

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Dissertation: Towards circular economy in wastewater management – Environmental impacts, benefits and drawbacks of improved nutrient recovery and recycling by source separation
Press release | Published: 2022-06-09

According to the dissertation, source separation of wastewater would significantly increase the efficiency of nutrient recovery from wastewater. Meanwhile, the climate impact of wastewater treatment w......

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Responsibility and sustainable development
Content page | Published: 2022-06-03

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (look bigger picture ). The operations of the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE are directly or indirectly related to most of the UN’s Sustainable Dev...

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Expert group: Use nutrients in wastewater to safeguard food production during the fertiliser crisis
Press release | Published: 2022-05-31

Food security and nutrient self-sufficiency can be improved by enhancing nutrient recycling. A group of leading experts in agriculture, food production and the environment proposes a set of measures t......

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Guidance to implement the “Do No Significant Harm” (DNSH) principle required by the EU funding facility for measures under the Finnish recovery and resilience plan
News | Published: 2022-04-27

The funding of projects under the Finnish recovery and resilience plan is only possible if the projects comply with the “Do No Significant Harm” principle. The project shall not for example weaken the......

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Data4Circularity - Towards a data-driven circular economy in Finland
Event | Event starts: 2022-02-16

The event will serve thought-provoking debates and cases and shed light on some of our most interesting projects and research results related to circular ecosystems....

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LCA
Content page | Published: 2022-01-20

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an established method to simultaneously quantify multiple environmental impacts arising from the whole value chain including all processes related to the life cycle of ...

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SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation
Press release | Published: 2021-12-09

It is time to move beyond solving environmental problems one by one, to systemic societal sustainability transformations. This is the message of the SYKE Policy Brief published today. Sustainability t......

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Environmental marketing claims in Finland – an ongoing research by SYKE
Press release | Published: 2021-12-08

The Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE has collected a sample of environmental claims in internet advertisements during autumn 2021. The share of internet in advertising has continuously grown and w......

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SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
Press release | Published: 2021-11-15

An ad that sparked more questions than answers? SYKE collects examples of environmental advertising form the public....

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Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Press release | Published: 2021-11-02

Great expectations are being set for digital solutions to reach climate targets, but their environmental impacts are not widely known. For example, the demand for critical raw materials used in smartp......

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Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World
Event | Event starts: 2021-09-30

Latest results of circular economy research projects and the advancements in strategic research....

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We already have climate solutions – How can Finland meet the challenges set by the IPCC report?
News | Published: 2021-08-13

The report on the Physical Science Basis of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, published on Monday states that human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate ex......

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Anne Holma and Jaakko Karvonen: Sustainability in travelling and tourism is a sum of actors and factors
2021-07-09

Little things together make a huge difference and clean environment. Further, responsible operators undoubtedly attract conscious visitors better than their less responsible competitors. Considering t......

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Dissertation: Consumption data and carbon footprint calculators require support from our everyday environment to enhance changes in consumption
Press release | Published: 2021-04-28

Changing consumption patterns is essential for curbing environmental problems. Several applications have been developed to collect consumption data and calculate environmental impact. A new dissertati......

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Biodegradable plastic polymers in ocean coastal waters – degrader communities and their enzymes (BIPOD)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

Marine litter, particularly plastic pollution, is one of the key threats for world ocean ecosystems. Petrochemical plastics do not readily biodegrade in the marine environment, but also biodegradable...

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Eeva Primmer and Eeva Furman: What is the role of knowledge and knowledge producers in sustainability transition?
2020-11-18

Sustainability transition requires addressing wicked complex bundles of problems and new unforeseen risks. Sustainability transition redistributes benefits and impacts - and forces us to give up our o......

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SYKE successful in SRC Climate Change and Humans call
News | Published: 2020-11-10

SYKE receives total of 1.9 M€ research funding in a call “Climate Change and Humans”, a research programme launched by the Strategic Research Council in Finland. ...

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Tatu Sailaranta: The EU’s policy of adapting to climate change should be better aligned with its trade policy
2020-09-24

In May the European Commission announced a plan for a new strategy for adapting to climate change. The plan highlights the importance of taking adjusting to climate change into consideration in foreig......

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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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