Working groups in the environmental and climate sector

The Nordic Council of Ministers has seven working groups in the environmental and climate sector, each of which addresses a different theme.

The themes are:


Circular economy: 

Climate and air:

Chemicals, environment and health:


Environment and economy:

Oceans and coastal areas: 

Main responsibility

The groups’ main task is to ensure that the Programme for Nordic Co-operation on the Environment and Climate 2019–2024 is implemented. This entails running projects and conferences, conducting analyses, producing reports, organising workshops, etc. and responding to requests from ministers.