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.
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.