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Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen

University of Helsinki

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Dr. Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen is a Professor at the University of Helsinki, Finland, who specializes in energy and environmental policies; energy security; natural resources, political/societal power and culture in Russia. Professor Tynkkynen is a renowned expert in his field, having more than hundred media appearances, being an author of over hundred publications, a leader of several academic projects, and an often participant of international and national conferences.

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Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen & Stephanie Hitztaler. 2020. “What Do ISO Indicators Tell Us about Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in Cities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia?” In Urban Sustainability in the Arctic: Measuring Progress in Circumpolar Cities, Berghahn Books (August 2020).

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen. 2019. “The Energy of Russia: Hydrocarbon Culture and Climate Change,” Edward Elgar (December 2019).

Margarita Balmaceda, Per Högselius, Corey Johnson, Heiko Pleines., Douglas Rogers, & Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen. 2019. “Energy materiality: a conceptual review of multi-disciplinary approaches,” Energy Research & Social Science (October 2019).

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen & Natalie Koch. 2018. “Renewables in Kazakhstan and Russia: Promoting “Future Energy” or Entrenching Hydrocarbon Dependency?” PONARS Eurasia (August 2018).

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen. 2018. “The environment of an energy giant: climate discourse framed by ‘hydrocarbon culture,’” In Climate change discourse in Russia: past and present, Routledge (August 2018).

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen & Nina Tynkkynen. 2018. “Climate Denial Revisited: (Re)contextualising Russian Public Discourse on Climate Change during Putin 2.0,” Europe – Asia Studies (May 2018).

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Daria Gritsenko, Shinishiro Tabata, & Masanori Goto. 2018. “Russia’s Far North: The Contested Energy Frontier,” Routledge – Taylor & Francis Group (March 2018).

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Katri Pynnöniemi, & Sakari Höysniemi. 2017. “Global energy transitions and Russia’s energy influence in Finland,” Helsinki: Valtioneuvoston kanslia (January 2017).