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Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental impact needs to be considered in nutrition recommendations
Press release | Published: 2020-08-31

Increasing the proportion of vegetables, legumes, and fish in the diet helps ease climate change, eutrophication of the Baltic Sea and inland waters, and the decline of biodiversity. SYKE's Policy bri......

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Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Project | Published: 2020-08-19

The Adapt-FIRST project seeks to develop a new risk framework for climate change adaptation at regional level in Finland. In close collaboration with expert and stakeholder partners, it advances meth...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Climate emissions of municipalities increased by less than one per cent during 2018
Press release | Published: 2020-06-17

According to a recent calculation by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipal climate emissions increased by 0.6 per cent in 2018 compared to the previous year. On average, emissions from t......

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Dissertation: In between two worlds? Science-policy interaction in Finnish environmental governance
Press release | Published: 2020-06-16

Solving complex problems requires interaction between researchers and actors in environmental policy. Sanna-Riikka Saarela, head of unit at the Finnish Environment Institute, writes in her dissertatio......

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Research & Development
Published: 2016-02-08

We study environmental changes on a broad scale and search for ways to solve environmental problems. We confront significant environmental questions such as climate change and the sufficiency of natu...

Research & Development
Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Press release | Published: 2020-04-17

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by European Commission is used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycles. A new study by the Finnish Envir......

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Research & Development > Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
SYKE 25 years
Published: 2020-03-26

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE was established 25 years ago. Our diverse research and expert organisation offers information and multidisciplinary expertise vital to decision-making. Together wit...

SYKE 25 years
Doctoral dissertation: Climate and health impacts of residential wood combustion in Finland
Press release | Published: 2020-02-28

According to the dissertation by Mikko Savolahti, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, residential wood combustion causes 200 premature deaths in Finland each year. In addition, resident......

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New emissions calculation system for all Finnish municipalities – an average emissions reduction of 15 per cent since 2005
Press release | Published: 2020-02-10

Climate emissions have decreased in nearly all Finnish municipalities since 2005. The average decrease is 15 per cent. The reduction in municipal emissions has been driven by the decline in electricit......

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Black carbon in the Arctic and significance compared to dust sources (IBA-FIN-BCDUST)
Project | Published: 2020-01-30

The IBA-project aims to assess black carbon (BC) in the Arctic and significance compared to dust sources for their climate impacts. Special focus is on Finland, Iceland and Russia including cryo...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Black carbon in the Arctic and significance compared to dust sources (IBA-FIN-BCDUST)
The EU Action on Black Carbon in the Arctic
Project | Published: 2020-01-30

The EU Action on Black Carbon in the Arctic is an initiative sponsored by the European Union to contribute to the development of collective responses to reduce black carbon emissions in the Arctic an...

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Black Carbon Footprint
Project | Published: 2020-01-29

The aim of the project is to create a new research-oriented business ecosystem covering actors from different areas of companies, research and authorities to create new in-depth knowledge ab...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Black Carbon Footprint
CAScading Climate risks: towards ADaptive and resilient European Societies (CASCADES)
Project | Published: 2019-09-13

Climate change amplifies existing risks and vulnerabilities in a globalised world. New risks are also emerging from complex cross-sectoral and multi-dimensional interactions that aggregate gradually,...

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Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Project | Published: 2019-08-16

The ORSI research project develops steering practices that enable the transformation to a Finnish eco-welfare state with ecologically effective and societally legitimate measures.  The ob...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Warming in the Baltic Sea area increases blue-green algae blooms
Press release | Published: 2019-07-25

Since 1990, the Baltic Sea has on average warmed by almost 2 °C, Finnish sea areas even more than that. Nutrient pollution has continued to visibly decrease on this millennium but the surface area of ......

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Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 2018-12-21

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life ......

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Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Project | Published: 2018-10-16

Growing concerns for climate change call for radical systemic changes in society in terms of both production and consumption. In order to develop the current understanding of reconfigurations require...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit
News | Published: 2018-07-11

Presidents Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki 16.7. The experts of Finnish Environment Institute SYKE are available for the media to give more information on black carbon, climate change and on pro......

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Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE
Project | Published: 2018-07-10

The project  Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environ mental decision-making  (CORE), funded by Strategic Research...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE

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