Finns are increasingly worried about state of nature – biodiversity loss is now recognised as threat
EU Environment Ministers agree on legislative proposals for Fit for 55 package – expanding emissions trading proceeds
Circular Economy »
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.
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.
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 Maria Ohisalo 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.