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Ten municipalities to become forerunners of the circular economy

Press release, November 20, 2017, SYKE
Ten Finnish municipalities − Ii, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Porvoo, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Turku and Vantaa − have committed themselves to promoting the circular economy in an ambitious and concrete way.  More

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EU agreed on including the land use sector (LULUCF) in the 2030 climate policy targets

2017-12-14
On 14 December the trilogue between the EU Member States, the Commission and Parliament reached a preliminary agreement on the LULUCF Regulation, i.e. how carbon sinks and emissions caused by the use of forests and lands are taken into account in the EU’s climate policy targets to 2030.
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Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

2017-12-08
A high-level international panel of scientific experts will convene in Helsinki on 12 and 13 December. It will prepare assessments based on research data and draw up recommendations to achieve the goals of the UN's 2030 Agenda. In 2019, the panel will publish a global progress report that will support decision-makers in the promotion of sustainable development and reduction of poverty.
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The state of the environment in Finland 2017

Picture Marianna Korpi/SYKE

The state of the environment in Finland 2017 - the fourth info package is looking at the curbing black carbon emissions.

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Curbing black carbon emissions slows warming in the Arctic

Reducing emissions of black carbon can help to mitigate climate change globally, but particularly in arctic regions. Read more