Infographics on Finnish climate policy now available in English

What are the climate objectives Finland is committed to achieving? What are the sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Finland? What is being done to mitigate climate change and adapt to it in different sectors? Now you can learn about Finnish climate policy through pictures. Read more

Latest news of the Ministry of the Environment

Survey: Society’s Commitment to Sustainability also benefits participants' own organisations

According to a new survey, operators that have made a commitment to sustainable development are very satisfied with the results of the commitment. Four out of five operators that have made commitments reported that their implementation has benefited their organisation and that sustainable development is now understood to mean concrete measures.
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Latest news of the Finnish Environment Institute

Algal forecast: considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas

According to the algal forecast from SYKE’s Marine Research Centre, the risk of blue-green algal blooms is considerable in the entire western Gulf of Finland, the southern areas of the Finnish Archipelago Sea and the northern part of the Baltic Sea's main basin. In the southern parts of the Bothnian Sea and the eastern Gulf of Finland the risk is moderate. In the Bothnian Bay, the northern parts of the Bothnian Sea and in the easternmost part of the Gulf of Finland the risk is low.


Second home tourism in Finland
Perceptions of citizens and municipalities on state and development of second home tourism

Second homes are an important part of Finnish leisure, mobility and rural policy. There are 499,000 second homes in Finland according to the official statistics, but this number is probably underestimated and over half of the Finns actually use the leisure opportunities offered by second homes.  Read more

EEA publication

National adaptation policy processes in European countries

EEA_climate_adaptation_publication_125pxAdapting to climate change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date. Read more


Earth Day marks 25th anniversary  -> PEER News April 2015