Implications of Finland's plan to ban coal and cutting oil use

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Finland has decided to phase out coal and cut oil use by a quarter by 2030. Relying on nuclear power and bioenergy mainly, the Finnish case suggests that traditional energy solutions may also provide a path towards carbon neutrality. Energy and climate policies should, however, properly address the long-term risks of these solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-80
Number of pages3
JournalEnergy Policy
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Bioenergy
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Coal
  • Energy policy
  • Nuclear
  • Oil


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