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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Press release

Norway to double climate finance to NOK 14 billion

01/11/2021: The Norwegian government has set a target to double its overall climate finance from NOK 7 billion in 2020 to NOK 14 billion by 2026 at the latest.

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre

Statement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow

02/11/2021: Ladies and Gentlemen, Norway comes to Glasgow with one overriding ambition; helping keep the 1.5 degree target alive.

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White Paper

Norway’s integrated ocean management plans

Barents Sea–Lofoten area; the Norwegian Sea; and the North Sea and Skagerrak.

White Paper

New goals for Norway’s cultural environment policy

In this white paper, the government is presenting its proposed new national goals for Norway’s cultural environment policy with emphasis on involvement, sustainability and diversity.


Ministry of Climate and Environment

Phone: +47 22 24 57 11
Press phone: +47 947 82 505 (please no sms)
Press contact: Press contacts Ministry of Climate and Environment
Address: Postboks 8013 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Kongens gate 20, 0153 Oslo