Ministry of the Environment

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An environment ministry is a ministry that deals with the environmental policy of a state. The ministries are closely linked to the agendas of an agriculture ministry , or planning ministry for rural development and the like. Newer forms are the link with a ministry of economics to a ministry of sustainability , or with an energy ministry with a focus on alternative energies, also as a climate [protection] ministry .


country Surname Abbr. Resorts and Note
AustraliaAustralia Australia Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities DSEWPaC Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Community, Australian Antarctic Division
BelgiumBelgium Belgium Service Public Fédéral Santé publique, Sécurité de la Chaîne alimentaire et Environnement  / Federale Overheidsdienst Volksgezondheid, Veiligheid van de Voedselketen en Leefmilieu SPF SSCE / FOD VVVL German  Federal Public Service Public Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
ChileChile Chile Ministerio del Medio Ambiente Environment, host country COP 25
China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China People's Republic of China 中华人民共和国 环境保护 部 MEP Environmental Protection, English Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China , formerly the State Environmental Protection Administration SEPA
DenmarkDenmark Denmark Miljøministeriet Ministry of the Environment
GermanyGermany Germany Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Countries: see list of incumbent German state environment ministers
FranceFrance France Ministère de la Transition écologique et solidaire
GambiaGambia Gambia Ministry of Forestry and Environment (Gambia) DoSFE Forestry and the Environment
IcelandIceland Iceland Umhverfis- og auðlindaráðuneytið Environment and natural resources. Three departments: Land and Natural Heritage; Oceans, water and climate; Environmental and spatial planning.
ItalyItaly Italy Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare MATTM Environment, landscape and marine protection
NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment Infrastructure and Environment, previously Ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer , Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment
JapanJapan Japan 環境 省 Kankyō-shō environment
CanadaCanada Canada Environment and Climate Change Canada / Environnement et du Changement climatique Canada ECCC Environment and climate policy
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein Liechtenstein Ministry of the Interior, Education and the Environment
MalaysiaMalaysia Malaysia Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar NRE Mineralogy and Earth Sciences, Biodiversity and Forests, Soil, Surveying and Mapping, Water Management, Environmental Management and Climate Policy
MexicoMexico Mexico Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales SEMARNATE Environmental planning, environmental protection management, environmental promotion
NamibiaNamibia Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism MET Environment and tourism
NorwayNorway Norway Klima- and miljødepartementet KLD Climate and environment
AustriaAustria Austria Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology BMK
PeruPeru Peru Ministerio del Ambiente del Perú MINAM State nature conservation agency Servicio Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado
RomaniaRomania Romania Ministerul Mediului și Pădurilor MMP Environment and Forestry, English Romanian Ministry of Environment and Forests
SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication / Département fédéral de l'environnement, des transports, de l'énergie et de la communication  / Dipartimento federale dell'ambiente, dei trasporti, dell'energia e delle comunicazioni
SerbiaSerbia Serbia Ministarstvo životne sredine i prostornog planiranja , Министарства животне средине и просторног планирања EKOPLAN Environment and spatial planning; English Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone Sierra Leone Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment Landscape planning and the environment
SloveniaSlovenia Slovenia Ministrstvo za okolje in prostor MOP Environmental and spatial planning; English Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning

Web links

Wiktionary: Ministry of Environment  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Ministerio del Medio Ambiente (Chile) , Wikipedia: [: es: Ministerio del Medio Ambiente (Chile)]
  2. nl: Ministry of Infrastructures and Milieu
  3. ^ Ministerio del Ambiente del Perú , accessed December 22, 2017.
  4. Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (en)
  5. ^ Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning (en)