Watching The Finnish… April 2013

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Meteorological Institute: “March was cold, dry and sunny” (in Finnish)

Yle: Cold March not a record-breaker

Yle: No end in sight for frosty spring

Yle: It’s official: Spring began April 2, says FMI

Yle: Worst spring floods in decades

Yle: Flooding eases, but ice floes still a threat

Yle: Flood situation fluid in the west; more rain in forecast

Yle: Flooding continues in north-west

Statistics Finland: Greenhouse gas emissions in 2011

Finnish Meteorological Institute: Climate change will raise the sea level in the Gulf of Finland

Academy of Finland: A clear change taking place in the energy consumption of Finnish households

Yle: Law to ensure green power really is green

Yle: Kymenlaakso students enter DIY solar-powered boat in road race

Good News from Finland: Smart street luminaire reduces energy consumption

Yle: Environment Minister: Fennovoima is desperate and confused

Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority STUK: The first phase completed in the official processing of Posiva’s application for construction licence

Yle: Park your car, ride two weeks for free

VTT: Hydrogen to join electricity in ending traffic pollution

Aalto University: 18.7% black silicon solar cells

Thomas Cornulier et al.: Europe-Wide Dampening of Population Cycles in Keystone Herbivores, see also the Metla press release (in Finnish).

Foreign news about Finland Nordic energy giant launches ‘no deforestation’ policy