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.

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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


Norway's proposed forestry accounting plan for 2021-2025 finalised

Land use, land use change and forestry will be a part of the proposed agreement between Norway and EU on joint fulfilment of our 2030 emission targets.

Regnskogen i Indonesia

Indonesia reports reduced deforestation, triggering first carbon payment from Norway

Indonesia confirms that carbon emissions from deforestation declined in 2017. When the emission figures are independently verified, Norway will guarantee payments to Indonesia for approximately 4.8 millions tons of CO2.

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