Halogen lightbulb ban, Scotland Council pension fund fossil fuel divestment, and more....

National News In brief (June 2021)

  • Under government climate change plans, sales of halogen lightbulbs are to be banned in the UK from September. The move is predicted to cut 1.26 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year. 


  • A major project aims to overcome a barrier for renewable energy – variability.


  • Shell promises to accelerate its net zero strategy after Dutch court ordered oil firm to cut global carbon emissions by 45% by 2030.


  • Scotland's largest council pension fund will drop investments in fossil fuel firms which fail to meet environmental standards.


  • Mast Upgrade: UK experiment could sweep aside fusion hurdle.