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Buses spark a silent transport revolution

Espoo’s drive to make public transport carbon-neutral by 2025 is being jump-started by a fleet of new electric buses and the infrastructure to make...

Survey: Finns particularly unwilling to pay more for food, to fight...

Only 1-in-10 people in Finland would be willing to pay more for food products, even if it helped reduce climate emissions. That's the result of...

Survey: More than a quarter of Finns suffer from ‘climate stress’

Finns are stressed about climate change - they're also interested, hopeful, frustrated, interested and feeling inadequate. A new survey carried out for Sitra, the Finnish...

Temperature record is forecast to fall

The hottest temperature ever recorded at Finland's oldest weather station is forecast to fall today. The instruments at Kaisaniemi have been faithfully recording weather conditions...

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...