Watching The Finnish… January 2011

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Meteorological Institute: “December 2010 was colder than usual in Finland, and even exceptionally cold in the southern and central parts of the country; ample snow in the south” (in Finnish, Dec 30)

Yle: December Was Unusually Cold

Helsingin Sanomat: Snow removal can be a wild wild business

Helsingin Sanomat: Harsh winter has so far not reduced size of Helsinki’s city rabbit population (Jan 10)

Finnish Meteorological Institute: 2010 – a year of weather extremes (Jan 4)

Finnish Meteorological Institute: The first decade of the 2000s warmer than the preceding decades (Jan 4)

Finnish Environment Institute: Research symposium in Oulu to assess the impact of climate change on water conditions

Finnish Environment Institute: Lake ice in Finland – observed trends and future outlooks

Helsingin Sanomat: Economic recovery brings more carbon dioxide emissions (Jan 21)

Statistics Finland: Consumption of hard coal increased by 25 per cent in 2010

Helsingin Sanomat: Neste Oil wins a less than flattering award in Davos (Jan 28)

Helsingin Sanomat: Finnair postpones introduction of biofuel (Jan 31)