Finlands Dirty Secret

Finland’s Dirty Secret: Extracting Peat for Energy Whilst peat for energy production is not in the global consciousness in the same way as its little brother coal, the extraction of peat, shares many of the same detrimental traits. It is an outdated, old-fashioned practice to win energy and adds with a total of twenty-three point…

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…