Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen: Budget brings welcome boost to climate work
Climate Change Act is being reformed – online consultation on citizens’ views concerning participation and justice
Ministers Leppä and Mikkonen: State of the Baltic Sea to be improved through joint action of the environment, agriculture and fisheries sectors
European Sustainable Development Week
Climate policy influencing forums discuss the building blocks of a just transition – a shared vision plays a key role
Helmi Habitats Programme
Helmi habitats programme, led by the Ministry of the Environment, aims to strengthen Finland’s biodiversity and safeguard the vital ecosystem services that nature provides for us.
Finland is preparing a strategic programme to promote a circular economy. The aim is to transform the economy into one that is based on the principles of circular economy by 2035.
Government’s Climate Policy
According to Sanna Marin’s Government Programme in 2019 Finland will be carbon-neutral by 2035, and the world’s first fossil-free welfare society.
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen is the head of the Ministry of the Environment.
Organisation and management
The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for preparing matters to be submitted for consideration by the Government and Parliament, such as matters concerning communities, the built environment, housing, biodiversity, sustainable use of natural resources, climate change and environmental protection.
Ministry of the Environment as a workplace
We at the Ministry of the Environment want to ensure a better environment for future generations. At the Ministry of the Environment, you can have an impact on environmental matters, building, housing and biodiversity.