The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment (Norwegian: Klima- og miljødepartementet) is a Norwegian ministry established on May 8, 1972. The Ministry of Climate and Environment has a particular responsibility for carrying out the climate and environmental policies of the Government. Before 2014 the name was "Ministry of the Environment" (Norwegian: Miljøverndepartementet).[1]

It is led by the Minister of Climate and Environment, currently Espen Barth Eide (Labour Party). The department report to the legislature (Stortinget).


The ministry is divided into the following sections:[2]

Political staff


Under the ministry there are five administrative agencies[3]

See also

List of Norwegian Ministers of the Environment


  1. ^ "The Ministry of the Environment becomes the Ministry of Climate and Environment". Norwegian Government Administration Services. 2013-12-20. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  2. ^ Ministry of the Environment Organization Retrieved 5 October 2013 (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ Norwegian Ministry of the Environment Underliggende etater Retrieved 5 October 2013 (in Norwegian)