The Greenhouse Gas Inventory unit at Statistics Finland is responsible for the preparation and reporting of Finland's national greenhouse gas inventory under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol. These pages describe the national greenhouse gas inventory system in Finland, present the main related agreements and guidelines for reporting and the latest inventory estimates and reports. The Greenhouse Gas Inventory unit also produces performance indicators for the EU's climate policy. In addition, the Greenhouse Gas Inventory unit co-ordinates the preparation of the national communication under the UNFCCC.
News (proxy estimate)
In 2012, Finland's greenhouse gas emissions amounted to 61.4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2 eq.). They declined by a total of 5.7 million carbon dioxide tonnes from the year before, falling below the commitment level of the Kyoto Protocol by around 14 per cent.
Greenhouse gas emissions in Finland in 1990-2012 in relation to the Kyoto commitment level for 2008-2012
The data are based on proxy estimate released by Statistics Finland concerning emissions in 2012 (see more Latest release on 16 May 2013).
Last updated 16.5.2013