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Issues: Environment

Concern about the effects of climate change has pushed the environment higher up the political agenda in recent years. This is a complex area of legislation because certain decisions which relate to the environment are reserved to Westminster, such as some within transport, while others lie with the devolved institutions.

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Go to The Green Room on the BBC news website for news about the environment.

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You'll also find a section called Planet under pressure.

Try BBC Bloom if you're interested in tackling climate change but not sure how to go about it.

Beyond that, you can find out more about the natural world on the BBC Science & Nature site or on the BBC News website's Science and Environment section. .

Earth News has news stories about life on earth.

The BBC iPlayer contains a category for Science & Nature, where you can see our range of programmes on the subject.





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