'We're running out of time' on climate change Cycling for the climate Climate activist Lander Wantens cycled over 1,000 kilometers from Belgium to Katowice for the protest and to deliver a message to delegates to do more to combat climate change. He hopes that if the negotiators see "four guys from Belgium are crazy enough to bike to the climate summit in Poland in winter, maybe that's a signal that they have to work on an ambitious climate agreement." … [Read more...] about What would happen if young people ran the COP26 international climate talks?
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But he added 'I am extremely disappointed that the Government is sticking with specific measures that seem to cause more harm than good. I am pleased we persuaded the Government to get rid of the 10pm curfew but extending it to 11pm, when it should be scrapped altogether, is a mistake. It is a real blow to pubs, bars and restaurants which have endured such a difficult year and deserve better'. … [Read more...] about The Show CAN go on: Relief for West End theatres as London returns to Tier Two lockdown… but despair for Tier Three playhouses that must stay SHUT
Ed Witten, who chaired the prize selection committee, said: “Things that seemed like science fiction when I was a graduate student are now real as a result of the LIGO observation of gravitational waves. Now that we are able to observe gravitational waves, there is no telling what we will find. It may be that the skies are full of “cosmic strings” that we can only observe because of their gravitational signal.” Witten, a professor of mathematical physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, has been described as a natural heir to Einstein, who lived out his years at the institute. … [Read more...] about Gravitational wave scientists win $3m Special Breakthrough Prize
This is followed sometimes by an aura or visual distortions, then pain, possibly with nausea and light sensitivity, before the final phase where you may feel “out of it” as your brain’s neurotransmitters move back to where they should be. … [Read more...] about What’s causing your headaches and how stopping them means understanding them
Matt Hancock has promised the health service will work around the clock to get the UK vaccinated, with practices open between 8am and 8pm every day of the week and on Bank Holidays. He admitted deploying the vaccine was going to be a 'colossal challenge' and revealed the military were on standby to help. … [Read more...] about Boris names a vaccine tsar: Minister who was furious his Stratford-on-Avon constituency had been plunged into Tier 3 is put in charge of mass-rollout as No 10 furiously tries to quell lockdown rebellion