06Nov2017

Gasum and IKEA Finland launch cooperation – Biogas from restaurant food waste and gas filling stations in conjunction with stores

Gasum has signed a comprehensive circular economy cooperation agreement with IKEA Finland. The cooperation will involve using food waste from IKEA restaurants in Finland to produce biogas, with Gasum gas filling stations also to be constructed in conjunction with IKEA stores. The first station will be opened at the IKEA store in Espoo in late
  • 6 Nov, 2017
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06Nov2017

Finnish Novita knitting yarns now made with 100% Finnish biogas

The factory of the Finnish hand-knitting yarn manufacturer Novita Oy has switched to 100% Finnish biogas in the finishing of the yarns. The biogas used is produced by Gasum and delivered to the factory by KSS Energia. Novita Oy is a Finnish family-owned company and the largest hand-knitting yarn spinner in the Nordic region. Founded
  • 6 Nov, 2017
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07Sep2017

Improving Health and Quality of Life Through Measurement

Poor air quality kills millions of people every year and causes health problems in varying degrees of severity. Addressing this problem requires a solid understanding of the atmosphere, which can be achieved only through observations, both globally and locally. To be able to decrease the impact of air pollution, we need to understand its components
  • 7 Sep, 2017
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06Mar2017

New approach for matching production and consumption of renewable electricity promotes large-scale integration of solar and wind power

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating the BALANCE project, which brings together leading European research institutes in the field of electrochemical conversion. The project aims to demonstrate a technology that enables flexible storage of large amount of renewable power. Such technologies are needed for the further integration of additional wind and solar power.
  • 6 Mar, 2017
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16Dec2016

Sitra: Carbon footprint of Nasdaq Helsinki listed firms dropped by a fifth

This year Sitra assessed the carbon footprint of the Nasdaq Helsinki’s listed companies as a continuation of the study carried out by Sitra with Nasdaq Helsinki and the Climate Leadership Coalition last year. The new study indicates that the change is significant: The calculated carbon intensity of the listed companies on the Nasdaq Helsinki has
  • 16 Dec, 2016
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  • carbon footprint, carbon risk, climate risk, companies, Nasdaq, stock exchange, Stockholm,
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08Dec2016

Uncertainties related to climate engineering limit its use in curbing climate change

Climate engineering refers to the systematic, large-scale modification of the environment using various climate intervention techniques. However, a new study by VTT and the Finnish Meteorological Institute suggests that the uncertainties associated with climate engineering are too great for it to provide an alternative to the rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
  • 8 Dec, 2016
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