Tekijä: Tuula Pohjola

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Forest fires: EU helps Italy, Greece, Albania and North Macedonia to fight devastating fires

As forest fires continue affecting various regions in the Mediterranean and the Western Balkans, the European Commission is swiftly mobilising support to assist countries in…

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An impressive work with melting ice in Helsinki reminds us of the threats of cli­mate change

The artwork on climate change, implemented by the European Green Capital Lahti, will be on display in Kansalaistori Square in Helsinki from 6 to 15…

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UN chief welcomes ‘historic’ IMF liquidity boost for governments in need

  As the COVID-19 crisis continues to exacerbate restrictions on government spending throughout the world, the UN chief on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the…

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700-plus healthcare workers and patients killed in attacks on facilities: WHO

  More than 700 healthcare workers and patients have died, and more than 2,000 have been injured in attacks on health facilities since December 2017,…

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Lace up and join the UN to help win #TheHumanRace against climate change

The United Nations is encouraging everyone across the world to participate in the literal race against the climate emergency. UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, on…

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Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of Kustomer by Facebook

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Kustomer by Facebook under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is…

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Girls are less likely to see science as a viable career when taught alongside scientifically confident classmates

Being in a classroom surrounded by children who are confident and interested in science can actually put girls off pursuing a career in STEM subjects,…

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Ilmastoskenaariot maalaavat erilaisia tulevaisuuskuvia ja auttavat arvioimaan, miten ilmasto eri tilanteissa muuttuisi

Ilmastotutkimuksessa hyödynnetään skenaarioita simuloitaessa tulevaisuuden ilmastoa ilmastomalleilla. Skenaarioilla ja skenaarioita käyttävillä ilmastomalleilla voidaan arvioida, miten ihmiskunnan valinnat vaikuttavat tulevaisuuden päästöjen kehittymiseen ja edelleen, millaiseen ilmaston…

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Coronavirus: EU supports Member States with transport of essential supplies

The Commission continues to provide further financial support to six Member States through the Mobility Package of the Emergency Support Instrument amounting to over €14…

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Olympic athletes describe the power of sport to change the world

Leading athletes, influencers and innovators have been sharing their thoughts on the role that sport can play in building a better world for all, in…

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