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Ministers in charge of climate change in seven EU-countries met in Paris on 25 April. © Photo: Ministry of the Environment

Finland and 6 other EU countries call for EU climate ambition in line with the Paris Agreement

Press release, April 25, 2018, Ministry of the Environment
Meeting in Paris on 25 April on the invitation of Nicolas Hulot and Brune Poirsonin the context of the meeting of the One Planet Summit coalition “2050 pathways platform”, the ministers in charge of climate change of France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Germany and Luxembourg recognised the importance of ensuring EU climate policy is Paris Agreement proof. The ministers called for the development and implementation in all countries, and particularly in the European Union, of an ambitious long term strategy in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. More

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France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Portugal and Luxembourg call for EU climate ambition in line with the Paris Agreement

2018-04-25
Meeting in Paris on 25 April, the ministers in charge of Climate change of France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Germany and Luxembourg recognised the importance of ensuring EU climate policy is Paris Agreement proof. The ministers called for the development and implementation in all countries, and particularly in the European Union, of an ambitious long term strategy in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.
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Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers

2018-03-20
The habitats of species in Finland's rivers will move northward as climate change causes temperatures to rise. In addition, seasonal fluctuation in the flow of rivers will become more irregular than it is now. Small headwater streams will experience greater changes in species than larger rivers, according to a study by the Finnish Environment Institute and the University of Oulu.
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