The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

Ministry of Climate and Environment

Sveinung Rotevatn (Lib.)

Minister of Climate and Environment

The Ministry of Climate and Environment has a particular responsibility for carrying out the environmental policies of the Government.


The Government’s action plan for green shipping

Norway will play a part in developing a sustainable shipping sector for the 21st century.

Climate risk and the Norwegian economy

Summary of a report from a Commission appointed by Royal Decree on 6 October 2017 to assess climate-related risk factors and their significance for the Norwegian economy. The report was delivered to the Ministry of Finance on 12 December 2018.

News from the Ministry


The Norwegian hydrogen strategy

On Wednesday 3rd of June, Norwegian Minister for Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru, and Minister for Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn presented the Norwegian government's hydrogen strategy.

Regnskogen i Indonesia

Norway pays for reduced deforestation in Indonesia

After 10 years of hard work, deforestation in Indonesia is going down. Emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia were lower in 2016-17 than in the preceding decade. In response, Norway will pay up to 530 million NOK (approx. $56 million) for the good results.