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9.12.2014 A complicated mediation towards Paris
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the Lima climate summit in Helsingin Sanomat on December 9th. According to him, the biggest obstructing force of the climate negotiations is a group of like-minded conservative developing countries that thinks the west should stop climate change by itself.
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9.12.2014 Time to bring home the climate deal
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the climate agreement negotiations in Natur och Miljö on December 5th.
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8.12.2014 Finland Deepens Nuclear Ties With Russia
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented in an article published by The Moscow Times on December 7th on the Finnish parliament's decision to approve the plans for the Fennovoima nuclear power plant. According to Vihma, the project carries a foreign policy risk and under current circumstances it should have been put on ice. Instead of accommodating Russia's new aggressive foreign policy line, Finland is taking yet another step to deepen relations with Russia, Vihma said.
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2.12.2014 Peru climate summit began - tough negotiations ahead
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the Peru climate summit in an article by MTV on December 1st.
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21.11.2014 Dr. Antto Vihma in Kaasupäivä in Helsinki
Dr. Antto Vihma reminded in Kaasupäivä on Tuesday 18th November in Helsinki that the Ukrainian crisis is not only a geopolitical game started by Russia. It also has geoeconomical dimensions where the energy plays the lead.
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19.11.2014 Antto Vihma on Novosti Yle
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the building of the LNG terminals in Finland and Estonia on Novosti Yle on November 18th. According to him, building the terminals will result in Finland having other sources for natural gas than just Gazprom.
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19.11.2014 Antto Vihma on Ajankohtainen kakkonen
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on Europe's energy policy on Yle's Ajankohtainen kakkonen on November 18th. According to him, Europe will not be able to get entirely rid of using Russian natural gas, and neither does it need to.
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18.11.2014 Expert on LNG terminal: Energy security improves and gas price might decrease
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on Yle on November 18th on the decision by Finland and Estonia to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. According to Vihma, building the terminals might reduce the price of natural gas for Finland and improve energy security.
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14.11.2014 The US and China surprised with emission cutback promises
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the emission cutback promises by the US and China in an article published by MTV on November 12th. According to him, no one expected that the US and China would already at this time set goals as concrete and tough as they did.
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14.11.2014 Expert: China and the US give boost to the climate negotiations
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Antto Vihma commented on the climate promises by the US and China in Länsi-Suomi on November 12th. According to him, negotiations between the US and China are the best thing the multilateral climate process could have hoped for.
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