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Climate and environment

It is the Ministry of Climate and Environment that has chief responsibility for the Government’s environmental policy. Environmental policy cuts across ministerial boundaries and involves issues that are the responsibility of several different ministries.
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Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI)

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

The agreement on climate policy

Through the agreement on climate policy in the Storting, Norwegian politicians have adopted goals for climate policy and measures for how we will reach the goals.

Green shift – climate and environmentally friendly restructuring

The global climate and environmental challenges require restructuring to a society in which growth and development take place within nature's tolerance limits. A transition must occur to products and services that give significantly reduced negative consequences for climate and the environment than those currently. Society must go through a green shift. It will be demanding, but fully possible.

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White Paper

Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the North Sea and Skagerrak

The purpose of this management plan is to provide a framework for the sustainable use of natural resources and ecosystem services derived from the North Sea and Skagerrak.

Summary of White Paper

Norwegian Climate Policy

Climate change, along with combatting hunger and poverty, is among the greatest challenges facing the world today.

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Ministry of Climate and Environment

Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Press phone: +47 947 82 505 (please no sms)
Press contact: Press contacts
Address: Postboks 8013 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Kongens gate 20, 0153 Oslo