The environment

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It is the Ministry of Climate and Environment that has chief responsibility for the Government’s environmental policy. Environmental policy cuts across ministerial boundaries and involves issues that are the responsibility of several different ministries.

On this page you will find general information and documents relating to the environment. You can explore this topic in more detail by using the menu on the right.

Peru, Germany, Norway launch climate and forest partnership

Peru will take immediate and decisive action to reduce its forest related emissions towards making the forest- and agriculture sector carbon neutral within 2021 and recognize millions of hectares of indigenous peoples’ land claims. Norway commits to pay for verified results with up to 300 million USD for the period up until 2020. Germany will continue its current extensive support to Peru on climate and forest issues, and consider further contributions on the basis of Peru’s delivery of results.

Liberia and Norway launch climate and forest partnership

Liberia and Norway today entered into a partnership to improve forest governance, strengthen law enforcement, and support efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions fromdeforestation and forest degradation in Liberia. The partnership aims at facilitating green growth through the development of a deforestation free agricultural sector in the country. Norway will support Liberia’s efforts with up to $150 million until 2020.

Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom pledge renewed support to reduce emissions through protecting the world’s forests

Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom, three of the largest supporters of forest conservation, announced today their continued financial commitment to REDD+, or reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.

UN Climate Summit 2014

United Nations, New York, 23 September 2014

Peru, Germany, Norway launch climate and forest partnership

Peru will take immediate and decisive action to reduce its forest related emissions towards making the forest- and agriculture sector carbon neutral within 2021 and recognize millions of hectares of indigenous peoples’ land claims. Norway commits to pay for verified results with up to 300 million USD for the period up until 2020. Germany will continue its current extensive support to Peru on climate and forest issues, and consider further contributions on the basis of Peru’s delivery of results.

Liberia and Norway launch climate and forest partnership

Liberia and Norway today entered into a partnership to improve forest governance, strengthen law enforcement, and support efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions fromdeforestation and forest degradation in Liberia. The partnership aims at facilitating green growth through the development of a deforestation free agricultural sector in the country. Norway will support Liberia’s efforts with up to $150 million until 2020.

Norway launches climate and forest partnerships with Peru and Liberia

Norway will donate up to 2, 8 billion NOK to Peru and Liberia in support of their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to deforestation.

Peru, Germany, Norway launch climate and forest partnership

Peru will take immediate and decisive action to reduce its forest related emissions towards making the forest- and agriculture sector carbon neutral within 2021 and recognize millions of hectares of indigenous peoples’ land claims. Norway commits to pay for verified results with up to 300 million USD for the period up until 2020. Germany will continue its current extensive support to Peru on climate and forest issues, and consider further contributions on the basis of Peru’s delivery of results.

Liberia and Norway launch climate and forest partnership

Liberia and Norway today entered into a partnership to improve forest governance, strengthen law enforcement, and support efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions fromdeforestation and forest degradation in Liberia. The partnership aims at facilitating green growth through the development of a deforestation free agricultural sector in the country. Norway will support Liberia’s efforts with up to $150 million until 2020.

Norway’s fifth national report to the Convention on Biological Diversity

The report presents information on status and trends for biodiversity in Norway, measures undertaken to implement the Convention since 2009, successes and remaining Challenges.

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Contact information

Ministry of Climate and Environment

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90
Fax: +47 22 24 95 60

Address

The Ministry of Climate and Environment
P.O.Box 8013 Dep
N-0030 Oslo
Visiting address:
Kongens gate 20

Contact information

Ministry of Climate and Environment

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90
Fax: +47 22 24 95 60

Address

The Ministry of Climate and Environment
P.O.Box 8013 Dep
N-0030 Oslo
Visiting address:
Kongens gate 20