Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for the Government’s environmental and climate policy. The Ministry works on issues concerning the climate, biological diversity, chemicals, ecocycles, nature and forest conservation, marine and water environments, radiation safety and international environmental cooperation.

Responsible minister

Romina Pourmokhtari
Romina Pourmokhtari Minister for Climate and the Environment

News from Ministry of the Environment

  • Climate and environment minister’s week at COP27

    Today marked the start of environment ministers’ week at the UN COP27 Climate Change Conference, and Sweden’s Minister for Climate and the Environment Romina Pourmokhtari is on site to take part in the negotiations.

  • Sweden presents commitments under the Global Methane Pledge at COP27

    The Global Methane Pledge (GMP) was launched at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow in 2021. As a step towards implementing the GMP, Sweden has now submitted a methane action plan outlining current emissions, instruments and measures.

Content from the Ministry of Environment and Energy

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