Watching The Finnish… 45/2009 (November 2 – November 8)

Finnish coverage of foreign climate change news

The following topics were mentioned:

CO2 emissions from forest loss is revised downwards
Original article in: Nature Geoscience
Glaciers on Kilimanjaro shrinking rapidly, will likely disappear within several decades
Original article in: PNAS
Wetlands International warns about draining peatlands
Original article at:

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Finnish climate change news

Yle: Companies Increasingly Interested in Green Energy

Yle: Proposal for Helsinki Congestion Charges Moves Forward

YTV: “During weekdays, approximately 100,000 cars arrive in Helsinki Metropolitan Region, transporting only 1.27 people per car” (in Finnish)

Helsingin Sanomat: Helsinki votes in favour of congestion charges

Helsingin Energia: “Helsingin Energia receives Certificate of Merit for their energy-efficiency from the International Energy Agency” (in Finnish)

Ministry of Employment and the Economy: Finnish Government grants consent for Nord Stream’s offshore gas pipeline project (version in Finnish)

Yle: Government Gives Go-Ahead to Nord Stream Pipeline

Helsingin Sanomat: Finnish government to give go-ahead for Baltic Sea gas pipeline

Yle: Greens Oppose Producing Nuclear Electricity for Export

Helsingin Sanomat: Finnish company envisages better utilisation of wind energy to provide power for electric vehicles

Helsingin Sanomat: Emission targets add urgency to development of electric cars

VTT (via AlphaGalileo): Utilization of municipal waste in biorefinery