Home Tags Environment

Tag: environment

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...

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...

Supermarket chain encourages Finns to eat more domestic fish

One of Finland's biggest supermarket chains S-Group is launching a new campaign aimed at getting shoppers to eat more locally caught fish. The supermarkets are...

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...

New wave of scooters tests sustainability and durability on Helsinki’s streets

Visitors to the Finnish capital in recent months will have noticed the influx of scooters, with riders zipping around the city's streets on green...

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...

Finns guzzle the planet four months ahead of schedule

Finns are using up their share of the world's resources faster than most other countries. Every year the WWF calculates 'Earth Overshoot Day', when the...

Supermarket chain expands bottle refund scheme

One of the country’s biggest supermarket chains S Group is expanding the pantti scheme to its own-brand juice bottles, meaning plastic bottles will get a small...

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...