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15.10.2014 The US is supporting voluntary emission cuts
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the premises of next year's climate summit in Paris on MTV on October 15th. According to him, China, India and other big developing countries support voluntary emission cuts for themselves, whereas smaller countries would like the bigger countries to commit themselves more firmly to the cutbacks.
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7.10.2014 Finnish energy ties with Russia deepen despite Ukraine crisis
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the nuclear power plant project of Rosatom and Fennovoima on Reuters on October 6th. According to him, the project increases long-term economic interdependence between Finland and Russia at a time when there is no sound basis to predict the EU's relationship with Russia in the future.
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29.9.2014 Hungary shut down gas pipe to Ukraine
Ulkopoliittisen instituutin vanhempi tutkija Antto Vihma kommentoi Unkarin päätöstä keskeyttää kassutoimitukset Ukrainaan Helsingin Sanomissa 27.9. Vihman mukaan Unkarin toiminta saattaa olla EU:n solidaarisuusperiaatteen vastaista.
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18.9.2014 Antto Vihma on A-studio
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the nuclear power plant project of Fennovoima and Rosatom on Yle's A-studio on September 17th. According to him, Russia uses energy as an extension to its foreign policy in many ways, for example by pricing energy differently to different parties and by using surprising maintenance breaks.
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17.9.2014 'Extremely bad timing'
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on Fennovoima and Rosatom's nuclear power plant project in Ilta-Sanomat on September 17th. According to him, the timing is extremely uncomfortable for committing to long-term economic partnership with Russia.
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29.8.2014 Energy twists around foreign relations
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the relationship of energy policy and foreign policy in Energiauutiset on August 28th. According to him, the role of governments is increasing in international trade.
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27.6.2014 A breakthrough in global climate policy?
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma discussed global climate policy on Yle Puhe's Politiikkaradio on June 26th. According to him, a common European emissions tax is not realism in the near future, so emissions trading is for the time being the way to go.
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9.6.2014 Obama's historic emission goals
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the US emission limitation plans on Yle Radio 1 on June 7th. Vihma believes that the plans will go through.
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22.5.2014 Antto Vihma on Yle news
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the gas deal between China and Russia on Yle news on May 21st. According to Vihma, Russia and the West's tense relationship sped up the signing of the agreement and forced Russia to reduce the gas price.
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22.4.2014 Shale gas changes the energy game in Europe
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on Svenska Yle on April 20th how shale gas produced in the US and Europe is going to change energy supply and energy prices in Europe when Russia is simultaneously losing ground as a gas producer.
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