News section of launched website brings together press releases on climate change from the domestic research institutes, universities and ministries to its news archive. Domestic news on climate change are now gathered in one place. aims at improving the coverage of news on climate change, as well as mitigation of and adaptation to it by collecting press releases on these topics from the domestic research institutes, expert organisations, universities and ministries to its brand new news archive. At the moment there are four news categories: Research, Policy, Events, and Climateguide. News section can also be found from the renewed front page of the The News section connects the current news on climate change and the other contents of the website. This new section also complements the news coverage on the Facebook-site of the logo

The website pools practical, studied and reliable information on climate change into one address and a uniform format. The purpose of the website is to support society and citizens in mitigating climate change, and in adapting to it. The website helps in understanding phenomena related to climate change, and in structuring information. The aim is to allow anyone needing information on climate change to find it rapidly and easily and also to enable Finnish research institutions, authorities and expert organisations to make their climate change information and services more easily available to society.


The was created by the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and Aalto University, YTK Land Use Planning and Urban Studies Group in a EU Life+ project (LIFE07 INF/FIN/000152 CCCRP) coordinated by the Finnish Meteorological Institute. The site is being continuously updated and developed. Content for the website have been already produced for example by the FMI, SYKE, Aalto University, Agrifood Research Finland (MTT), University of Turku, Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Finnish Transport Agency. Other Finnish research institutions and expert organisations are also welcome to join in as content providers.

Published: 12.1.2015
Categories: Climateguide