Towards carbon-neutral Finland – Government adopts Medium-term Climate Change Policy Plan

2.6.2022 13.42
The Medium-term Climate Change Policy Plan presents the package of measures by which Finland will halve emissions from the effort-sharing sector by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2035. The Government approved and gave to Parliament the Report on the Medium-term Climate Change Policy Plan on 2 June 2022.

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Finland stresses importance of finding solutions to global education crisis at UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

28.6.2022 9.37
The UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will meet in New York between 5 and 15 July.

Finns are increasingly worried about state of nature – biodiversity loss is now recognised as threat

28.6.2022 9.00
56% of the respondents are worried or very worried about the state of Finnish nature, while 80% are worried or very worried about the state of the world’s nature.
Finns are clearly much more worried about the state of nature on the global scale than about the state of Finnish nature. A barometer on the connection to nature was conducted to find out about our relationship with nature and with preserving biodiversity, and how the responsibilities should be divided between the different stakeholders.

EU Environment Ministers discuss Fit for 55 Package – agenda includes emissions trading, emission limits for cars and LULUFC Regulation

27.6.2022 8.16
The EU ministers for the environment and climate issues meet in Luxembourg on 28 June, where they will discuss the EU’s Fit for 55 Package. Finland’s representative at the meeting will be Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Maria Ohisalo.