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24.07.2020|Ministry of the Environment

Rene Kokk to represent Estonia at meeting of UN Security Council

Today 24 July, Minister of the Environment Rene Kokk will be representing Estonia at a virtual meeting of the UN Security Council on climate issues and will be inviting countries to work together to develop renewable energy technologies.

18.06.2020|Ministry of the Environment

Riigikogu approves merger of Environmental Board and Environmental Inspectorate

On June 17th the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) passed changes to the law that will result in the merger of the Environmental Board and the Environmental Inspectorate on 1 January 2021. The merged agency will go by the name of the Environmental Board.

12.06.2020|Ministry of the Environment

Re-watch the seminar „Hydrogen: Dutch experience and cooperation opportunities with Estonia“

The Ministry of the Environment of Estonia and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands had the virtual seminar „Hydrogen: Dutch experience and cooperation opportunities with Estonia“ on 11 June 2020.

03.06.2020|Ministry of the Environment

Invitation to the virtual seminar „Hydrogen: Dutch experience and cooperation opportunities with Estonia“

The Ministry of the Environment of Estonia and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are inviting you to the virtual seminar „Hydrogen: Dutch experience and cooperation opportunities with Estonia“ on Thursday, 11 June 2020 at 15:00-16:40 (Estonian time) / 14:00-15:40 (Dutch ti
13.01.2020|Ministry of the Environment

Nearly 17 million euros allocated for the improvement of the status of the water bodies of Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru counties

Under the leadership of the Ministry of the Environment, a comprehensive project to improve the status of water bodies has started in Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru counties.
17.10.2019|Ministry of the Environment

Amendment to the procedure for marine research permits from 1 October 2019

On 1 October 2019, the procedure for marine research permits issued to foreign researchers for marine scientific research in the Estonian territorial sea or exclusive economic zone was amended.

26.06.2019|Ministry of the Environment

Estonia continues to support moving towards climate neutrality

Estonia continues to support moving towards climate neutrality, aiming to ensure the achievement of climate neutrality by 2050.
06.03.2019|Ministry of the Environment

Topics addressed in Brussels are drinking water and transition to a low-carbon economy

The Environment Council of the European Union gathers today, on 5 March, in Brussels.
04.12.2018|Ministry of the Environment

UN Climate Change Conference Began in Poland

Today, the 24th meeting of the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change began in Katowice, Poland. The goal of the two-week climate change conference is to establish guidelines for the implementation the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
Malta minister elektrijaama haaratskraanat proovimas. Foto: Erik Riiokja
06.04.2018|Ministry of the Environment

Malta familiarized itself with the experience of Eesti Energia in producing energy from waste

This week, Dr. José A. Herrera, Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, led a Maltese delegation to Estonia for bilateral talks with his Estonian counterpart Mr. Siim Kiisler on several matters of mutual interest. In particular, Dr.

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