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Strong support from Climate Policy Roundtable for recovery measures that mitigate climate emissions

The Climate Policy Roundtable held its first meeting on Thursday 28 May. The focus of the meeting that for the most part took place through virtual channels was on recovery after the coronavirus crisis. The members of the roundtable expressed their strong support for climate-sustainable recovery measures. Read more

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Strong support from Climate Policy Roundtable for recovery measures that mitigate climate emissions

2020-05-28
The Climate Policy Roundtable held its first meeting on Thursday 28 May. The focus of the meeting that for the most part took place through virtual channels was on recovery after the coronavirus crisis. The members of the roundtable expressed their strong support for climate-sustainable recovery measures.

​​​​​​​Ismo Tiainen to continue as Director General of Administration and International Affairs at the Ministry of the Environment

2020-05-20
The Government has appointed Ismo Tiainen as the Director General of Administration and International Affairs of the Ministry of the Environment for the term 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2025. Tiainen also heads the ministry’s support unit for administration and international affairs.

Minister Mikkonen: European Commission’s strategy an important step to halt the decline in biodiversity

2020-05-20
“The Biodiversity Strategy 2030 published by the Commission today is a key element of the European Green Deal. It is absolutely vital to enhance the impact of the biodiversity targets through common Europe-wide policy actions that also promote the structural transition of society towards a low-carbon economy,” Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen says. 
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Preparedness for coronavirus in the administrative branch of the Ministry of the Environment

Preparedness for coronavirus in the administrative branch of the Ministry of the Environment
The Ministry of the Environment and agencies and institutes in its administrative branch are following the coronavirus situation and its impacts on construction, housing production, waste and wastewater management, etc. very closely. The Ministry of the Environment and agencies and institutes under it are prepared to react fast should further measures be required due to the spread of the coronavirus.

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