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Global cooler at risk – reducing black carbon emissions should be a priority

Press release, November 6, 2017, SYKE
Over the coming weeks, climate change mitigation and the implementation of the Paris Agreement will be discussed in Bonn. In support of climate change mitigation, the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has produced a synthesis of how black carbon particles, the major constituent of soot, contribute to Arctic warming, in particular, and how these emissions can be reduced. Read more

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Global cooler at risk – reducing black carbon emissions should be a priority

2017-11-06
Over the coming weeks, climate change mitigation and the implementation of the Paris Agreement will be discussed in Bonn. In support of climate change mitigation, the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has produced a synthesis of how black carbon particles, the major constituent of soot, contribute to Arctic warming, in particular, and how these emissions can be reduced.
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The state of the environment in Finland 2017

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

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Policy Brief Urban nature

Promoting health through interaction with nature in urban areas

The health and well-being impacts of contacts with nature are increasingly being discussed in relation to environmental policies in Finland and around Europe. Access to nature is important even in densely populated residential districts. Such benefits can best be realised through coherent planning. Read more