The Environment

The Ministry of the Environment is protecting the environment with the goal of safeguarding a good environmental status and ecologically sustainable development. The ministry's strategic objectives:

  • to stabilise atmospheric greenhouse gases at a level preventing dangerous changes and enabling adaptation
  • to identify and manage environmental risks and
  • to improve the material and energy efficiency of production and consumption

The means to reach these objectives include legislation, financial instruments, voluntary guidance and promoting awareness of the environment.

Published 2013-07-30 at 10:57, updated 2017-10-06 at 13:51