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.


White Paper

Norway’s integrated ocean management plans

The purpose of the management plans is to provide a framework for value creation through the sustainable use of marine natural resources and ecosystem services and at the same time maintain the structure, functioning, productivity and diversity of the ecosystems.

Action Plan

The Government’s action plan for green shipping

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

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.