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Finnish climate policy as infographics

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How do climate policy and emissions trading impact companies’ competitiveness?

The impact of climate policy and emissions trading on companies’ competitiveness has been slight at most. This is revealed in a study of VATT, which surveys the effects of climate policy on finnish economy and competitiveness.

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Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated

Recent study suggests that the environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated in the majority of the life cycle assessment studies. Environmental impacts can be coherently described only if the land-use reference state is natural regeneration. Coherence is essential in preparing strategies for land use and energy production.

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Infographics on Finnish climate policy in three languages

Now you can learn about Finnish climate policy through infographics at Climateguide.fi. Infographics are available in finnish, swedish and english. Topics included are principles of climate policy, mitigation of climate change in different sectors and impacts of climate change and efforts to adapt to them.

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New methane bioreactor produces environmentally friendly energy and mitigates climate change

Methane bioreactor developed in the Natural Resources Institute Finland boosts environmentally friendly energy to the markets. The reactor stores energy and produces synthetic biomethane with good efficiency. It is best suited to decentralized energy production systems and small-scale plants.

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Fully renewable energy system is economically viable in Finland in 2050

New research suggests that a fully renewable energy system is not only a possible but a viable solution for Finland. Researchers from LUT have investigated renewable energy system options for Finland in 2050.

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