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Finland’s Arctic Council spotlight undermined by America and Russia

Politicians from eight Arctic nations and representatives from regional indigenous groups are meeting in Rovaniemi this week at the two-day Arctic Council Ministerial. The meeting...

Study: Short domestic flights could be abandoned in Finland

A new study published by the University of Jyväskylä suggests that domestic flights in Finland could be abandoned to help fight climate change -...

WATCH: Activists stage Helsinki ‘die-in’ to highlight climate change threat

A group of activists has staged a Helsinki protest that was part performance art, and part shocking commentary on climate change. The Extinction Rebellion Finland...

Thousands march demanding more climate change action

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Helsinki this weekend, to draw attention to climate change issues just one week before the general...

Lights out tonight as Finland marks Earth Hour

The lights go out at 20:30 this evening in locations across the country, as the World Wildlife Fund WWF organises the annual Earth Hour...

WATCH: “I’m afraid for the future” – thousands of students demand...

An estimated three thousand people marched through the streets of Helsinki today, most of them school students who took the day off classes to...

Happening Now: Thousands of students join climate change rallies

Thousands of students from across Finland are expected to go on strike from school today, and join rallies in support of more action against...

Scientists support student school strike over climate change

More than 1200 members of Finnish the scientific community have pledged their support to the student strike movement aiming to raise awareness of climate...

Eight arrests as protesters climb Parliament columns

Police have arrested eight people after protesters climbed the columns in front of Parliament in Helsinki. An estimated 250 people marched from the Central Railway...

Investigation: new biofuel law puts palm oil products in your tank...

When politicians decided in February to hike the share of biofuels on Finnish roads, they pumped a controversial ingredient into cars: a palm oil-based...