Watching The Finnish… 49/2009-53/2009 (November 30 – January 3)

Finnish climate change news

Yle: Survey: Finns Willing to Pay to Combat Climate Change

Finnish Meteorological Institute: “November was very mild, particularly in the north” (in Finnish)

Finnish Meteorological Institute: “December was cold and snowy” (in Finnish)

Finnish Meteorological Institute: “The decade 2000-2009 was warmer than the previous decades, and the year 2009 was warmer than average” (in Finnish)

Helsingin Sanomat: Helsinki falls behind Stockholm and Oslo on Green City index (referring to a Siemens study)

Helsingin Sanomat: Climate measures: Finland’s ranking improves slightly (referring to a Germanwatch and Climate Action study, probably this Climate Change Performance Index 2010)

Helsingin Sanomat: Assessment of environmental impact of food consumed in Finland

Statistics Finland: Total energy consumption fell by 9 per cent in January to September

Statistics Finland: Total energy consumption fell by 4 per cent in 2008

Statistics Finland: Finland’s greenhouse gas emissions decreased by approximately 10 per cent from the previous year in 2008

Finnish Environment Institute: Finland’s greenhouse gas emissions monitored on the internet

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland: Finland is the first country to contribute to FAO’s new climate change mitigation programme

Ministry of the Environment: Finland’s Minister of Housing Mr. Jan Vapaavuori in Copenhagen: “Construction counts for climate”

Yle: Helsinki, Espoo Unveil Electric Car Charge Points

Yle: Finland’s First Solar Energy Plant to Start Producing in 2011