Environment and climate

Environmental policy concerns creating a society free of emissions and hazardous toxins, with consideration for people, animals and nature. It also concerns creating a sustainable society that is adapted to climate change. Many environmental issues are global in nature and consequently a large part of the work takes place in collaboration with other countries.

Responsible for environment and climate

Responsible minister

Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister
Isabella Lövin Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister

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Environment and climate in Government's Budget Bill

Together, we are facing great challenges. By investing in our climate and the environment we strengthen our society for the future and preserve the natural environment, making it accessible for future generations. In the Budget Bill for 2020, the Government presents a range of proposals regarding climate and the environment.

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Sweden positive on EU long-term climate strategy

The European Commission has presented it strategic long-term climate vision for the EU. Sweden takes a positive view of the level of ambition in the strategy, with its aim of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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