10Oct2017

CLC Fall Meeting: Are we living in the middle of energy transition?

The CLC Fall Meeting held in October 3rd started in cloudy mood, and not just because of the rainy weather outside. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, told unpleasant facts about climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere will continue to increase this year, and 74 % of the Arctic ice cap
  • 10 Oct, 2017
  • Unna Lehtipuu
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  • CLC fall meeting, Per Strobaek, Petteri Taalas,
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05Oct2017

Stora Enso joins the Climate Leadership Council

Stora Enso will be the 40th member of the Climate Leadership Council (CLC), an organisation that challenges companies and society to act on climate change. CLC views that profitable, sustainable business is the most efficient way to respond to global environmental challenges. CLC develops and implements solutions for carbon footprint and handprint, built environment, transportation, energy,
  • 5 Oct, 2017
  • Unna Lehtipuu
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  • CLC Board, Stora Enso, We Mean Business,
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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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24Mar2017

Lahti Energia optimises the quality of solid recovered fuel

ahti Energia values L&T Biowatti’s diversity and development-oriented approach. When trying out different fuel options in various scenarios, Lahti Energia and L&T Biowatti have been able to solve a number of process problems and reduce the costs of energy production. Good experiences of the cooperation led to Lahti Energia also selecting L&T Biowatti to be
  • 24 Mar, 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 Council 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
  • Tuula Sjöstedt
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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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09Nov2016

Momentum growing in climate mitigation business

After the successful Paris climate agreement, the momentum in finding and developing solutions is growing within countries, cities and companies. The growth of companies participating We Mean Business coalition is a direct indication of this. Altogether 471 leading companies with a total revenue of over US$8.000 billion and 183 investors managing assets of over US$ 20.000
  • 9 Nov, 2016
  • Tuula Sjöstedt
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  • climate, Stora Enso, We Mean Business,
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