Watching The Finnish… June 2012

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Meteorological Institute: May was wetter and slightly warmer than average

Yle: Research: Lapland’s climate soon like Helsinki’s

Yle: Unions plan action against nuclear utility

Helsingin Sanomat: Unions prepare for industrial action at Olkiluoto nuclear plant construction site (Jun 8)

Yle: Campaigners to present anti-nuclear petition to parliament

Finnish Meteorological Institute: Information on climate change now available in Swedish and English

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland: Objectives pursued by Finland progressed at the Sustainable Development Summit in Rio

Ann Ojala: What Makes Us Environmentally Friendly? : Social Psychological Studies on Environmenal Concern, Components of Morality and Emotional Connectedness to Nature (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Stefan Wahlen: Governing Everyday Consumption (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Antto Vihma: Soft Law, Hard Law, and the North-South Politics of Climate Change (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Pauli Paasonen: Analyses on the formation of atmospheric particles and stabilized sulphuric acid clusters (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Jessica Linnaluoma: Factors controlling carbon gas fluxes in boreal lakes (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Hannu Mikkola: Energy potential, energy ratios, and the amount of net energy in Finnish field crop production (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Heini Kujala: Climate change, species range shifts and uncertainty : A new era of conservation planning (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

VTT: Extreme weather conditions cost EU’s transport system at least €15 billion annually

VTT: New technology reduces data centre energy consumption by more than 20 percent