Climate Change

Finland is on track to meet some of the world's most ambitious carbon neutrality targets. This is how it has done it  

Finland aims to mark itself out as a leader in carbon neutrality.

Finland aims to mark itself out as a leader in carbon neutrality. Image: Unsplash/jhonkasalo

Ian Shine
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The climate change act lays the foundation for national work on climate change in Finland.
Finland is aiming to be carbon neutral in 2035. Image: Finland Ministry of the Environment
Figure showing the difference between emissions and removals.
Finland’s land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) became a net source of emissions for the first time in 2021. Image: Finland Ministry of the Environment

Figure showing the total energy supply by source in Finland, 2005-2021.
Finland has cut the share of fossil fuels in its energy supply over the past decade. Image: IEA

Graph showing the registered electric vehicles and public charging points in Finland, 2012-2021.
Finland is making strong progress in boosting use of electric vehicles. Image: IEA
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