Climate and air

The climate and air section provides information on the key actors and actions related to climate change mitigation and adaptation, and the monitoring thereof. More information on climate actions and their effects can be found in the Climate guide. In addition to the climate, the section provides information on air and ozone protection in Finland.

Press releases and news

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Increasing tree harvest does not help to reach Paris agreement targets

2022-06-15
A fresh review study shows that increased felling reduces carbon sequestered in forests significantly in both boreal and temperate regions. It is often argued that although increased harvesting does reduce carbon sequestered in forests, this is a short-term effect. Based on the new study the impact is significant for at least 100 years.
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Published 2013-10-24 at 10:39, updated 2020-10-21 at 7:42