Part 3 – Finlands dirty secret

12-14-2020 This is the third and last part to my series of three in The Outdoor Journal on Finnish peat for energy. Much happened in the year it took to publish all three parts and it will remain interesting to see how Finland will tackle this ongoing problem to become fossil free in near future….

Finland’s Dirty Secret

04-21-2020 Together with The Outdoor Journal I am presenting a series on Finland’s Dirty Secret: Extracting Peat for Energy. A story about dirty environmental practice in a country that claims that it is going to be the world’s first fossil free country. Read the first article to get acquainted with the topic of peat and…

Peat; The invisible kraken of modern Finland

02-09-2019 Press- release by Maren Krings Peat is on its best way of becoming the ugliest word of the year 2019 in Finland.  It involves environmental disaster, political power-games and the subsistence of roughly 2000 farmers.  More than the visible dangers of this kraken, are the invisible ones. Water pollution, caused by leaking nutrients (nitrogen…