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Maria Ohisalo interview: Borders, feminism and Finland’s green recovery plan

It's been a memorably hectic first year in office for Maria Ohisalo. The Helsinki MP became leader of the Greens just weeks after her party...

Lappeenranta into finals of European green awards

The city of Lappeenranta in southeast Finland has made it to the finals of the 2021 European Green Leaf competition. The competition is organised by...

Green ideas: How to rebuild Finland after the pandemic, with a...

As Finland looks ahead to a period of economic rebuilding and societal recovery after the worst months of the coronavirus crisis, ministers have repeatedly...

Pekka Haavisto: preparations underway to help possible 100,000 refugees from Syrian...

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) says the international community is bracing itself for a possible exodus of up to 100,000 people from Kurdish-controlled areas of...

Report: Finland’s push to use biofuel could cause ‘massive deforestation’

A new report by a Norwegian non-governmental organisation warns that Finland's biofuel policies, if left unchanged, will likely contribute to massive deforestation. The report by...

First candidate announces bid to be Green party leader

New MP Maria Ohisalo, also a Vice President of the Greens, says she wants to be her party’s new leader. Writing on Facebook this morning, Ohisalo...

Helsinki Council votes to cut meat and dairy use by 50%...

Helsinki City Council voted on Wednesday evening to cut the use of meat and dairy products in half, over the next six years. The motion...

WEEKEND: The Lahti Musicians Playing A Different Tune For Climate Change

Musicians in Lahti are blowing a lot of hot air, and thinking about its environmental impact. The Lahti Symphony Orchestra aims to be Finland's first...