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Riigikogu Toimetised (RiTo, Riigikogu Journal), the publication of the Riigikogu, the Parliament of Estonia, was first published in 2000. Its publisher is the Chancellery of the Riigikogu. Two issues of RiTo are published each year, in June and in December. Read more

Rito nr 44

No. 44, December 2021

In focus: climate change and green transition

Climatologist Andres Tarand outlines climate change in Estonia both long-term as well as over the recent decades.

European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson offers a thorough analysis of the European Union climate package “Fit for 55”.

The interview with the Director of Climate Change Policy Group and Lecturer at Cambridge University Annela Anger-Kraav focuses on the COP26 Climate Change Conference and Estonia’s position.

Director of Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn Centre Lauri Tammiste analyses the goals that have been set and Estonia’s ability to reach these.

Climate activist and student Kertu Birgit Anton provides a critical view of the climate changes and ways to mitigate these.

Light is shown on the green transition from different angles by Timo Tatar, Jüri Rass, Ivo Jaanisoo, Kai Rosin, Margit Keller, Triin Vihalemm, Leho Ainsaar, Anne Menert, Kaia Tõnsuaadu, Enn Lust, Kalle Kirsimäe, Markus Somp, Aaro Hazak, and Kadri Männasoo.

RiTo also looks at support measures for non-profit organisations, how family policy relates to birth rate, increased percentage of teleservices in health care, and the possibilities for reorganising sociotechnical systems. In the history column, Tunne Kelam writes about the Baltic Sea Strategy initiative.

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