Trump rolls backs regulations on energy efficient light bulbs

The government confirmed a rule that will block new federal energy efficiency standards for certain light bulbs from going into effect in January 2020

Spending Round 2019: Chancellor pledges £60m for air quality and net zero goal

Sajid Javid said leaving the EU provides an opportunity for Britain to set ‘world leading’ environmental standards

Government seeks views on energy efficiency requirements for external power supplies

The updated requirements for products such as mobile phones and speakers are estimated to save around one million tonnes of carbon emissions equivalent between 2020 and 2029

Environmental lawyers threaten councils with legal action over climate inaction

ClientEarth is writing to each local authority that is developing a new local plan, giving them eight weeks to explain how they will set their carbon goals

Heathrow drone activists due to meet with authorities to discuss plans

Four members of Heathrow Pause, an Extinction Rebellion splinter group, plan to fly toy drones at the airport in September to protest the planned expansion of runways at the site

‘Significant lifestyle changes will have to happen to hit net zero’

That’s the verdict from Professor Sir Ian Boyd who says the public have “little idea” of what would actually be needed to hit the 2050 target

India declares ocean power as renewable energy

Projects including tidal and wave will now be eligible for the non-solar Renewable Purchase Obligation scheme

Ed Davey returns as Lib Dem’s Shadow Energy Minister

The MP for Kingston and Surbiton served as Energy and Climate Change Secretary between 2012 and 2015

Net zero: UK will miss carbon target without ‘urgent action’

The Science and Technology Committee has slammed the government for ‘unacceptable’ cutbacks and slow progress and set out 10 steps it should take to ensure the goal is met

SSE to cut energy prices in line with Ofgem’s cap

However, some very low energy usage customers may see an increase on their bills