Watching The Finnish… 31/2009 (July 27 – August 2)

Finnish coverage of foreign climate change news

The following topics were mentioned:

Climate warming accelerates carbon dioxide emissions from northern peatlands
See Nature
In 2008, the largest three power companies in China emitted more carbon dioxide than the entire United Kingdom
See Greenpeace China

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Finnish climate change news

YLE: “Risto Jalkanen, Senior Researcher at Metla, says in an interview that summers in Lapland have not become warmer during the last 500 years” (in Finnish)

…Followed by a reaction from the very same Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla)…

YLE: “Director of Research Leena Paavilainen states that Risto Jalkanen does not represent the official view of Metla” (in Finnish)