Ministry of Climate and Environment

Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)

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

Opening remarks of the UNEA President, Mr. Espen Barth Eide

Agreement in Nairobi on global deal against plastic pollution

World leaders agreed on a new international, binding agreement on plastic pollution through a full lifecycle approach to be finalised by 2024.