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Ministry of the Environment to grant half a million euros in support for climate change projects 2019-02-19
The Ministry of the Environment has opened a call for grant applications for municipal and regional projects aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated by building-specific heating, machinery and equipment use, waste management, fluorinated gas use, transport and agriculture. Around half a million euros in funding has been allocated for the projects.
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European Heritage Days invites to explore arts and entertainment from the Baltic Sea to the Arctic Circle 2018-11-15
What kind of art makes you stop? What kind of entertainment makes you think? What makes you smile, laugh and feel? What brings a story to life and creates emotions? During 2019, emotional experiences will inspire us and lift us above the mundane, as Finland will celebrate the European Heritage Days with the theme ‘Exploring Arts and Entertainment`.By this theme we will also highlight the doing and experiencing of art, different forms of entertainment, and user perspectives.
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Finland published a new strategy for building a water-secure world 2018-08-22
The Finnish Water Way is Finland’s new strategy for building a water-secure world.
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Minister Tiilikainen of Finland invites European colleagues to discuss next steps for circular economy 2019-02-11
Ministers and state secretaries from nine European countries will meet in Espoo, Finland on 11–12 February to discuss how the circular economy can mitigate climate change, how cities and regions can advance the circular economy and how the textile sector can develop circular economy solutions.
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Nordic countries agree on closer cooperation to tackle the climate crisis 2019-01-25
At their meeting in Helsinki on Friday 25 January, the Prime Ministers and ministers responsible for climate issues of the Nordic countries decided to speed up their climate actions. The Nordic countries aim to follow the 1.5 Degree Report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC in October even more closely when deciding on their policies.
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Professor Janne Kotiaho appointed as chair of Finnish national IPBES panel 2019-01-18
“The Panel is finding solutions for questions that will decide the fate of humankind”, says professor.
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