Ministry of Climate and Environment

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


Engebøfjell ved Førdefjorden

Permit for mining activities at Engebø

The Ministry of Climate and Environment is granting a permit pursuant to the Pollution Control Act for mining activities at Engebø. The permit is in accordance with the recommendation made by the Norwegian Environment Agency with the assumption that the local development plan for the Engebø area would be approved. The Ministry for Local Government and Modernisation has approved the local development plan.

Solber, Sundtoft og Grande

A new and more ambitious climate policy for Norway

The Norwegian Government will present a White Paper on a New Norwegian Commitment for the Period After 2020. The Paper will discuss the suggested commitment, the reasoning behind the reduction target and how it can be fulfilled.

Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI)

Norway has pledged up to 3 billion NOK a year to help save tropical forests while improving the livelihoods of those who life off, in, and near the forests. Tropical forests are an enormous carbon sink, which can provide one third of the climate change solution over the next 15 years.

More current issues from this ministry


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.

Norway’s sixth National Communication under the

Framework Convention on Climate Change

Status report as of January 2014.

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