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Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s announcement on Current EU agenda

sipilä16"The last 18 months have shaken the European Union perhaps harder than ever before in its history. After Brexit, the existence and legitimacy of the whole Union were called into question.", said Prime Minister Juha Sipilä in his announcement about EU affairs to the Parliament of Finland November 21. More...

Arctic future needs to be smart and sustainable

arktinen“Climate change has proceeded at double speed in the Arctic as compared to the rest of the world. All together about 75 % of the Arctic sea ice mass has melted already.” Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization Petteri Taalas urges countries to raise ambition level in climate talks. More...

Climate minister Tiilikainen: Finland’s carbon sinks should be recognized in the EU

Metsä (kuva: Pixabay)"Finland is dedicated to reducing it's emissions to reach the EU goals. The carbon sinks should be seen for what they are: an important part of reaching the common, European climate targets." Watch Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen's statement and greetings from a Finnish forest. More...

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