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Extreme weather events raise awareness of adaptation needs

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE 14.10.2014
Adapting to climate change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date. Extreme weather events and EU policies were the most common reasons for beginning to address adaptation. The Finnish Environment Institute took part in preparing the report with the experts from the EEA, the Austrian Environment Agency, Alterra (Netherlands), CMCC (Italy) and UKCIP (UK). More

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UN climate summit successfully activates new stakeholders for the fight against climate change

2014-10-01
The most important results of the UN Climate Summit held on Tuesday, 23 September, were the extensive discussions on climate change within numerous sectors and operators in society, and the comprehensive understanding of the need for measures to tackle climate change.
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Extreme weather events raise awareness of adaptation needs

2014-10-14
Adapting to climate change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date. Extreme weather events and EU policies were the most common reasons for beginning to address adaptation. The Finnish Environment Institute took part in preparing the report with the experts from the EEA, the Austrian Environment Agency, Alterra (Netherlands), CMCC (Italy) and UKCIP (UK).
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Gulf of Finland Year 2014 is a common project of Estonian, Russian and Finnish experts. The goal is to produce new information on the status of the Gulf of Finland. Throughout the Gulf of Finland Year 2014 there are over one hundred events for researchers, educators, decision makers and the general public.

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The state of the environment in Finland 2013

The State of the Environment in Finland 2013 is a compact review of the state of the environment in Finland in 2013. It brings together the most important indicators which can be used to assess the state of the Finnish environment, to reveal trends and to evaluate the effectiveness of actions taken. Read more