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Helsinki University to offset staff air travel emissions

The University of Helsinki has become the first university in Finland to offset all carbon emissions from employee flights. The university is also updating guidelines...

Finland pledges €100 million to support green development

The Finnish government is giving €100 million over the next three years to the Green Climate Fund. The fund, which was established under the Paris...

Poll: most Finns against banning milk and meat from menus

Most people in Finland are opposed to banning milk and meat from menus at schools, elderly care homes or local government facilities in the...

Bird boxes and a wildflower meadow: Lidl set to open new...

Supermarket chain Lidl is set to open a new kind of store for the first time in Finland next year. It's the latest Finnish retailer...

Kayak activists block giant cruise ship at Hernesaari port

A flotilla of environmental activists in kayaks have blocked the departure of a giant cruise ship from the Port of Helsinki's Hernessari harbour. The Extinction...

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...