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Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 8.7% in 2020 2022-05-05 8:46
According to the calculations by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipalities’ total climate emissions decreased by 8.7% in 2020 from the previous year.
Emissions calculation services under development 2022-05-04 10:38
A consumption-based emissions accounting method is being developed alongside usage-based accounting, and it will be ready by the end of 2022.Prior to the publication of the consumption-based accounting method, regional emissions data for 1990 as well as preliminary data for 2021 will be published.
Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions 2022-03-03 13:28
Sustainability Leap is an online platform provided and maintained by the Finnish Environment Institute to present and disseminate climate, circular economy and nature solutions.
The green deeds of Hiidensalmi originated from the choices of the fair builders 2021-12-14 12:15
The carbon footprints and carbon handprints of the houses in Hiidensalmi are currently being calculated using the Ministry of the Environment’s updated low-carbon assessment method. The life cycle review makes visible how the many choices made by the builder affect the carbon footprint of the entire life cycle of the house.
Climate issues are widely taken into account in the houses of the Hiidensalmi Housing Fair Area in Lohja 2021-12-13 17:29
The carbon footprints and carbon handprints of houses in Hiidensalmi have been calculated using the Ministry of the Environment's updated low-carbon assessment method. The life cycle review makes visible how the many choices made by the builder affect the carbon footprint of the entire life cycle of the house.
Turku strengthens the city's carbon sinks and promotes the green efficiency of its yards 2021-12-10 12:28
In its Canemure sub-project, the City of Turku invests in climate change mitigation in urban planning. Turku has strongly embraced the promotion of green efficiency as part of its city planning and building supervision. Green efficiency refers to the amount of vegetation in relation to built area.
Traffic indicators point to the renewal of the passenger car fleet 2021-12-08 15:37
In the regions, transport is a key target area for emission reduction measures, and emission reductions are implemented, for example, through the renewal of the passenger car fleet. The goal is to halve domestic transport emissions by 2030 compared to 2005 levels.
Tampere encourages residents and commuters to join the commuter train 2021-11-25 16:23
The objective of the Canemure sub-project “Connecting to the Public Transport Trunk Network” in Tampere city region is to create sustainable mobility and smooth travel chains. Particular attention is paid to commuting, as it accounts for a large part of the region's climate emissions from transport.
Helsinki renovates its streets in a climate-smart and cost-effective way 2021-11-24 11:57
A key means of reducing emissions is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from construction and the use of buildings. This can be done, for example, by renovating the streets in a climate-smart way. In Helsinki, the Hämeentie street section between Toukola and Vanhakaupunki will be renovated in the technically best way, while taking into account the climate impacts.
Carbon sequestration potential of recycled concrete is investigated at Topinpuisto, Turku 2021-11-19 13:00
The CO2ncrete Solution project investigates how concrete absorbs carbon. The investigation examines the size of the carbon stock formed by the Finnish concrete stock and the potential of the concrete recycling phase to act as a carbon sink and stock. The results will help municipalities mitigate climate change.
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