Ski Train May Be Back for 21-22

A major campaign to save the ski train service which usually runs direct between London St Pancras and south East England and the French Alps has led Eurostar to confirm that the service has not been completely axed and may be back the winter after next. “At this stage we have only confirmed the cancellation […]

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Ruka and Pyhä Resorts Receive Sustainable Travel Finland Label

Ruka Ski Resort together with Pyhä Ski Resort are the first ski resorts in Finland that were granted with Sustainable Travel Finland -label in July 2020. Sustainable Travel Finland -programme is designed for tourism companies and destinations in Finland.  The idea of Sustainable Travel Finland programme is to provide companies and destinations with a sustainable […]

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39 Year Study Finds Snow Cover Decrease

In a new paper, published in Nature, researchers from the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and the Environment and Climate Change Canada, working as part of European Space Agency’s (ESA’s)  Climate Change Initiative, have reliably estimated the amount of annual snow mass and changes in snow cover in the northern hemisphere between 1980 and 2018. Warming […]

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2019 Europe’s Warmest Year Yet

New data from the EU’s Copernicus Climate Service reported 2019 was the warmest on record in Europe, although for the world as a whole it has previously been reported that 2019 was the second warmest. Many places across the continent saw temperature peaks that were 3-4C warmer than normal with the number of ‘sunshine hours’ […]

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