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Regions play an important role in steering climate work – the most effective measures have been compiled into model road maps

Regional climate work supports and brings together local actors in the implementation of practical climate action. The Finnish Environment Institute together with the Natural Resources Institute Finla...

2022-08-31
Helsinki investigated the climate load of workplace canteen meals – the carbon footprint of food was revealed with a new calculator

The City of Helsinki's Canemure subproject sought to find out the carbon footprint of the restaurant (Ravintola Merta) in a new office building in Helsinki. The goal was to be able to monitor and redu...

2022-08-04
The City of Lahti brings energy efficiency to renovation – check out the new videos

The City of Lahti is looking for low-carbon solutions for planning renovation projects for residential blocks of flats and terraced houses. In the houses of Lahden Talot, concrete climate measures are...

2022-08-04
Hyvinkää's Hangonsilta residential area was designed on the basis of sustainable mobility

The design of Hyvinkää's Hangonsilta residential area was based on supporting and promoting sustainable mobility. The planning of the area took particular account of walking and cycling opportunities,...

2022-08-04
Carbon footprint data supports climate-smart procurement

As part of Helsinki achieving carbon neutrality in the Canemure project, a study on the application of the carbon footprint in public procurement was carried out. The purpose is to help suppliers to u...

2022-08-04
The restaurant service of Helsinki's new urban environment house was put out to tender with climate targets at the fore

Procurement of food services has been identified by the City of Helsinki as a place of influence that enables the city to promote a sustainable food system and reduce the climate impacts caused by foo...

2022-08-04
1.5 degree life in cities: the case of Lahti, Oulu and Tampere

Together with Lahti, Oulu and Tampere, as well as 12 city residents, Demos Helsinki looked into how the 1.5 degree climate target can also be achieved with urban lifestyles. Through the D-mat Climate ...

2022-08-04
Porvoo in the vanguard of the energy transition – Keskuskoulu heated effectively with waste heat

The City of Porvoo implemented an innovative energy saving project at Porvoo Keskuskoulu as part of the Canemure subproject.The building's heating utilises waste heat, which is generated elsewhere in ...

2022-08-04
Inclusion as a cornerstone of sustainable urban planning

Inclusion means bringing different people together to create new perspectives. Inclusion is an important part of the joint project of the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Finnish Environment I...

2022-08-04
In Lahti, even small renovations reduce emissions and improve energy efficiency

In the last year, renovations have been carried out in Lahti to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions. This is a project of the City of Lahti and Lahden Talot Oy, where seven residential prop...

2022-08-04
Energy saving, emission reductions and new lessons with heat control service

As part of the Canemure project, the City of Porvoo and Porvoon Energia have implemented a heat control service in 16 public buildings. The heat control service controls the district heating of buildi...

2022-08-03
Smart metering system reduces emissions and saves costs

Seaside Industry Park is an industrial park focused on the marine industry located in Rauma. In the park, consumption of commodities, such as electricity, is quite high, which puts the region under pr...

2022-08-03
Lappeenranta replaces fossil fuels with a new kind of thermal battery

The City of Lappeenranta is testing a new type of energy storage system at the Mustola heating plant, where energy is stored directly as heat. The equipment is charged with electricity, after which th...

2022-08-03
Carbon sequestration potential of recycled concrete investigated at Topinpuisto, Turku

The CO2ncrete Solution project investigates how concrete absorbs carbon. The investigation examines the size of the carbon stock formed by the Finnish concrete stock and the potential of the concrete ...

2022-08-03
Helsinki renovates its streets in a climate-smart and cost-effective way

In Helsinki, the Hämeentie street section between Toukola and Vanhakaupunki will be renovated in the technically best way, while taking into account the climate impacts.

2022-08-03
Tampere encourages residents and commuters to join the commuter train

The objective of the Canemure sub-project “Connecting to the Public Transport Trunk Network” in Tampere city region is to create sustainable mobility and smooth travel chains. Particular attention is ...

2022-08-03
Traffic indicators point to the renewal of the passenger car fleet

In the regions, transport is a key target area for emission reduction measures, and emission reductions are implemented, for example, through the renewal of the passenger car fleet. The goal is to hal...

2022-08-03
Turku strengthens the city's carbon sinks and promotes the green efficiency of its yards

In its Canemure sub-project, the City of Turku invests in climate change mitigation in urban planning.

2022-08-03
Canemure Best Practices: Harnessing renewable energy and excess heat through heat storage

The new Canemure Best Practices publication presents best practices and examples of heat storage utilisation. The publication is intended for all those responsible for and deciding on energy matters i...

2022-08-03
Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 8.7% in 2020

According to the calculations by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipalities’ total climate emissions decreased by 8.7% in 2020 from the previous year.

2022-05-05

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