Ministry of Climate and Environment

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

Current

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.

Documents

Under the Framework Convention on Climate Change

Norway’s Seventh National Communication

2018-04-24: This report is Norway’s seventh national communication on national circumstances, policies and measures related to climate change under the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Regulation

Regulations on impact assessments

2017-06-21: Established by Royal Decree of 21 June 2017 pursuant to Act of 27 June 2008 no. 71 relating to the Planning and the Processing of Building Applications (the Planning and Building Act) sections 1-2, 4-2, 14-6 and 32-8a. The EEA Agreement Annex XX no. 1 letter a (directive 2014/52/EU) and no. 1 letter g (directive 2001/42/EC) Presented by the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation and the Ministry of Climate and Environment.

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Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
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Address: Postboks 8013 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Kongens gate 20, 0153 Oslo