Watching The Finnish… February 2011

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Environment Institute: Weaker carbon sink capacity of forests undermines the majority of climate benefits from forest energy

Helsingin Sanomat: Study finds wood energy to be more harmful than originally thought (Feb 2)

Helsingin Sanomat: Environmental groups complain to EU about state of Finnish swamps (Feb 16)

Helsingin Sanomat: Ice covers Baltic Sea all the way down to Swedish island of Gotland (Feb 25)

Johanna Lauros: Atmospheric particle formation in spatially and temporally varying conditions (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Patrik Karell et al.: Climate change drives microevolution in a wild bird (see also BBC: Owls change colour as climate warms)

Foreign news about Finland

IISD Climate-L: UNFCCC Publishes Finland’s GHG Inventory Report