Watching The Finnish… October 2013

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Meteorological Institute: September in Lapland unusually warm and dry (weather in Finland in September)

Statistics Finland: Energy consumption in manufacturing fell in 2012

Yle: Rags to riches — or ashes?

Yle: Fennovoima submits safety report for Rosatom reactor

Yle: Urpilainen’s call to reconsider Fennovoima permit raises objections

Yle: PM Katainen: Gov’t “can’t afford splits” over Fennovoima

Yle: Rauma bucks trend by boosting Fennovoima nuclear investment

Yle: Areva ups Olkiluoto compensation demand

Prime Minister’s Office: Finland’s Strategy for the Arctic Region 2013. Government resolution on 23 August 2013, see also the press release

Good News from Finland: Finnish energy companies win climate awards

Good News from Finland: Finnish companies performing well in Nordic climate change index

Good News from Finland: MetGen among the world’s most promising cleantech companies

Jussi Laurila: Moisture content, weight loss and potential of energy wood in South and Central Ostrobothnia regions in western Finland (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Ville Vakkari: On the sources of submicron aerosol particles in savannah: implications for climate and air quality (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Jenni Rahikainen: Cellulase-lignin interactions in the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulose (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Karri Saarnio: Chemical characterisation of fine particles from biomass burning (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)

Laaksonen & Lehikoinen: Population trends in boreal birds: Continuing declines in agricultural, northern, and long-distance migrant species, see also the press release (in Finnish)