Ministry of Climate and Environment

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


signering av matsvinn

Agreement to reduce food waste

The Norwegian Government and the food industry have signed an agreement to reduce food waste in Norway by 50 percent by 2030.

Orangutang i regnskog

More money for rainforests

The government proposes to grant 3 billion Norwegian kroner on next year's budget to help preserving tropical rainforests. This is an increase from 2017 of 118 million Norwegian kroner. - If we are to reach the targets in the Paris agreement we must stop the destruction of the rainforests, says Minister of Climate and Environment, Vidar Helgesen.



Norway - Candidate to The World Heritage Comittee 2017

2017-04-18: Culture-nature, integrated approach, generations, future, community, cooperation, pride, sustainability, credibility


Green Competitiveness

2016-10-28: Executive summary of report from the Norwegian Government’s Expert Committee for Green Competitiveness. The expert committee have consisted of Connie Hedegaard and Idar Kreutzer.

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