Minister for the Environment (Sweden)

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Minister for Climate and the Environment
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Incumbent
Romina Pourmokhtari
since 18 October 2022
Member ofThe Government
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Inaugural holderIngvar Carlsson
Formation7 October 1985
WebsiteMinister for Climate and the Environment

The Minister for Climate and the Environment, (

member and minister of the Government of Sweden and is appointed by the Prime Minister. The minister is responsible for policies related to natural environment, climate and the overall responsibility for coordinating the work on sustainable development
.

The office was founded in 1985, and its first holder was

Since 2014 the title of Minister for Climate[2] have added to the Minister for the Environmenet, except for the years between 2016 and 2019 when Isabella Lövin held title along with being Minister for International Development Cooperation.

List of ministers

Environment (1985–present)

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  Independent   Social Democrats   Moderate   Centre   Left   Liberals   Christian Democrats   Green   Sweden Democrats

No. Portrait Minister
(Born–Died)
Title Tenure Political party Prime Minister
Took office Left office Duration
1
Ingvar Carlsson
Ingvar Carlsson
(born 1934)
Minister for the Environment7 October 1985 (1985-10-07)28 February 1986 (1986-02-28)144 daysSocial DemocratsOlof Palme (S/SAP)
2
Birgitta Dahl
Birgitta Dahl
(born 1937)
Minister for the Environment12 March 1986 (1986-03-12)4 October 1991 (1991-10-04)5 years, 206 daysSocial DemocratsIngvar Carlsson (S/SAP)
3
Olof Johansson
Olof Johansson
(born 1937)
Minister for the Environment4 October 1991 (1991-10-04)16 June 1994 (1994-06-16)2 years, 255 daysCentreCarl Bildt (M)
4
Görel Thurdin
Görel Thurdin
(born 1942)
Minister for the Environment16 June 1994 (1994-06-16)2 October 1994 (1994-10-02)108 daysCentreCarl Bildt (M)
Karl Erik Olsson
Karl Erik Olsson
(1938–2021)
Acting
Minister for the Environment2 October 1994 (1994-10-02)7 October 1994 (1994-10-07)5 daysCentreCarl Bildt (M)
5
Anna Lindh
Anna Lindh
(1957–2003)
Minister for the Environment7 October 1994 (1994-10-07)7 October 1998 (1998-10-07)4 years, 0 daysSocial DemocratsIngvar Carlsson (S/SAP)
(1994 – 1996)
Göran Persson (S/SAP)
(1996 – 1998)
6
Kjell Larsson
Kjell Larsson
(1943–2002)
Minister for the Environment7 October 1998 (1998-10-07)21 October 2002 (2002-10-21)4 years, 14 daysSocial DemocratsGöran Persson (S/SAP)
7
Lena Sommestad
Lena Sommestad
(born 1957)
Minister for the Environment21 October 2002 (2002-10-21)31 October 2004 (2004-10-31)2 years, 10 daysSocial DemocratsGöran Persson (S/SAP)
8
Mona Sahlin
Mona Sahlin
(born 1957)
Minister for the Environment1 November 2004 (2004-11-01)6 October 2006 (2006-10-06)1 year, 339 daysSocial DemocratsGöran Persson (S/SAP)
9
Andreas Carlgren
Andreas Carlgren
(born 1958)
Minister for the Environment6 October 2006 (2006-10-06)29 September 2011 (2011-09-29)4 years, 358 daysCentreFredrik Reinfeldt (M)
10
Lena Ek
Lena Ek
(born 1958)
Minister for the Environment29 September 2011 (2011-09-29)3 October 2014 (2014-10-03)3 years, 4 daysCentreFredrik Reinfeldt (M)
11
Åsa Romson
Åsa Romson
(born 1972)
Minister for Climate and the Environment3 October 2014 (2014-10-03)25 May 2016 (2016-05-25)1 year, 235 daysGreenStefan Löfven (S/SAP)
12
Karolina Skog
Karolina Skog
(born 1976)
Minister for the Environment25 May 2016 (2016-05-25)21 January 2019 (2019-01-21)2 years, 241 daysGreenStefan Löfven (S/SAP)
13
Isabella Lövin
Isabella Lövin
(born 1963)
Minister for Climate and the Environment21 January 2019 (2019-01-21)5 February 2021 (2021-02-05)2 years, 15 daysGreenStefan Löfven (S/SAP)
14
Per Bolund
Per Bolund
(born 1971)
Minister for Climate and the Environment5 February 2021 (2021-02-05)30 November 2021 (2021-11-30)298 daysGreenStefan Löfven (S/SAP)
15
Annika Strandhäll
Annika Strandhäll
(born 1975)
Minister for Climate and the Environment30 November 2021 (2021-11-30)18 October 2022 (2022-10-18)322 daysSocial DemocratsMagdalena Andersson (S/SAP)
16
Romina Pourmokhtari
Romina Pourmokhtari
(born 1995)
Minister for Climate and the Environment18 October 2022 (2022-10-18)Incumbent350 daysLiberalsUlf Kristersson (M)

Climate (2016–2019)

Since the title of Minister for Climate started to be used in 2014, all Ministers for the Environment have held the title except during the years between 2016 and 2019.

No. Portrait Name Title Took office Left office Time in office Party Prime Minister
1
Isabella Lövin
Lövin, IsabellaIsabella Lövin
(born 1963)
Minister for Climate and
International Development
Cooperation
25 May 201621 January 20192 years, 241 days GreenLöfven, StefanStefan Löfven (S/SAP)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Två nya departement startar upp" (in Swedish). Regeringen och Regeringskansliet. 2023-01-02. Retrieved 2023-07-17.
  2. ^ Kroksson, Jocke (2014-10-03). "Åsa Romson (MP) ny klimat- och miljöminister". Supermiljöbloggen (in Swedish). Retrieved 2023-07-17.