Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen: Budget brings welcome boost to climate work
Government’s analysis, assessment and research activities
Study: Tax compensations can be used to influence the economic effects of climate policy – consequences for different types of households vary
International evaluation: Work of the Finnish Environment institute effective and of high quality
Saimaa ringed seal habitats proposed to UNESCO World Heritage tentative list
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.