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Krista Mikkonen: EU countries “moving towards” 2050 carbon neutral goal

Environment and Climate Change Minister Krista Mikkonen (Green) thinks that all of the EU countries can find common ground to agree a 2050 deadline to...

63,000 call for more government action on EU climate agenda

More than 63,000 people have signed a petition calling on the government to use Finland's EU Presidency to do more to fight climate change. After...

Fewer Finns willing to compromise their lifestyle to save environment

The majority of Finns are still willing to change their way of life to protect the environment - but fewer say they'll do it...

Climate change the central theme as Prime Minister Rinne sworn in

Finland's incoming Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has used his first speech as PM to highlight the importance of tackling the climate change crisis for his...

Climate change students: ‘Some politicians are starting to listen’

For students gathered outside the Finnish Parliament, it seems like their 'Friday for Future' protests are starting to have an impact not just on...

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...