Ministry of the Environment and Energy
The Ministry of the Environment and Energy is responsible for the Government’s environmental, energy and climate policy. The Ministry works on issues concerning the climate, energy, biological diversity, chemicals, ecocycles, nature and forest conservation, marine and water environments, radiation safety and international environmental cooperation.
News from Ministry of the Environment and Energy
Climate agreement concluded in Paris
The countries of the world have agreed on a new global and legally binding climate agreement. The decision came after difficult final negotiations at the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris. The new agreement will provide the framework for the countries’ climate efforts for a long time to come.
Sweden at the COP21 climate conference
From 30 November to 11 December, the world’s leaders will gather in Paris for the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Swedish delegation is led by Åsa Romson, Minister for Climate and the Environment.
Åsa Romson about the COP21 conference
Interview with Åsa Romson, minister of climate and the energy, about the COP21 Conference. (English subtitles)
Fossil Free Sweden
Sweden will be one of the world’s first fossil-free welfare countries. To this end, the Government has launched the Fossil Free Sweden initiative, where Swedish actors are given the opportunity to call attention to how they are contributing to climate change work. The initiative brings together actors from the business sector, municipalities, regions and organisations from across the country.
Statement of Government Policy as it pertains to the areas of responsibility of the Ministry of the Environment and Energy
Climate, environment and energy were three important areas Prime Minister Stefan Löfven highlighted when he presented the Statement of Government Policy to the Riksdag on 15 September 2015.
Investments in climate change adaptation and energy
The Government wants to take a climate leap that accelerates the transition to a more sustainable society. By taking responsibility for our climate impact in Sweden, we will show the countries of the world the way forward. Sweden must take the lead and become one of the world’s first fossil-free welfare countries.
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Government reshuffle, 25 May 2016
· Press release from Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Employment, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Ministry of Finance, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ardalan Shekarabi, Ibrahim Baylan, Isabella Lövin, Margot Wallström, Morgan Johansson, Ylva Johansson