Archive for July 8th, 2017:

Stephen Hawking’s daughter Lucy: ‘You could ask my dad any question’

Lucy Hawking describes the moment her famous scientist father, Doctor Stephen Hawking, was asked by a child – what happens if you fall into a black hole? “As a child you could ask any question you wanted – and get a reply,” she said. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40532082

Air quality: Challenge against government plan rejected

Image copyright AP The High Court has rejected a legal challenge against the government’s plans to improve air quality. Campaign group ClientEarth had brought the case, saying draft measures on cutting nitrogen dioxide levels were flawed and “plainly unlawful”. The court ruled last year that government plans to meet air quality limits were inadequate. But

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G20 Hamburg: Leaders fail to bridge Trump climate chasm

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many of the protesters in Hamburg were demonstrating against Donald Trump’s position on climate change Leaders of 19 nations at the G20 summit in Germany have renewed their pledge to implement the Paris deal on climate change, despite the US pulling out. Deadlock over the issue had held up

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