Watching The Finnish… 35/2009 (August 24 – August 30)

Finnish coverage of foreign climate change news

The following topics were mentioned:

Nitrous oxide now the dominant ozone-depleting substance; also a greenhouse gas
See Science
Preliminary estimate: EU greenhouse gas emissions decreased in 2008 for the fourth consecutive year
See European Environment Agency
124 active subglacial Antarctic lakes mapped

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Finnish climate change news

Yle: Forest Mill Closures Threaten Biofuel Power Generation

Yle: Grain to Burn?

Helsingin Sanomat: 100-watt and matt light bulbs already disappearing from store shelves

Helsingin Sanomat: Uusikaupunki car plant to begin manufacturing electric vehicles later this year

Statistics Finland: Consumption of hard coal increased by 48 per cent in January to June