Watching The Finnish… July 2013

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Meteorological Institute: June was exceptionally warm (weather in Finland in June 2013)

Yle: Swimmers’ treat: Lake waters heat up to nearly 23 degrees Celsius

Yle: Tick infections a mite fewer than last year

Yle: Rosatom now lone candidate to provide Fennovima reactor

Yle: Advisor: Toshiba still interested in Fennovoima plant

Yle: Homegrown solar generation gains foothold in Finland

Väinö Nurmi et al.: Cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in urban areas: case study in Helsinki (pdf); see also the press release (in Finnish)

Foreign news about Finland

Barents Observer: Chooses Russian giga-reactor for Pyhäjoki NPP