Maddie Stone

Tech news

The World’s Largest Tropical Wetland Is on Fire

The Pantanal in Brazil is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its unique biodiversity. Now, it's burning.
Maddie Stone
7.30.20
ARCTIC

Siberia’s Heat Wave Triggered an Arctic Sea Ice Melt

A heat wave brought tropical temperatures and fires to Arctic Siberia last month. Now, it’s causing sea ice to crater.
Maddie Stone
7.21.20
Science

Scientists Are Stuck on an Ice-Locked Ship in the Arctic Due to Coronavirus

Organizers of the MOSAiC expedition are determining the best way to bring a relief crew to the ship without spreading the virus, which could leave roughly 100 scientists and crew on board for an extra six weeks.
Maddie Stone
3.27.20
Tech news

A Complex Systems Theorist Explains How We Can Stop Coronavirus

“Exponential growth can be turned into exponential decline if we choose to act.”
Maddie Stone
3.18.20
Tech news

The Great Barrier Reef Is Heading for a Mass Bleaching of Unprecedented Scale

Forecasts for the largest living structure on Earth have become "devastating," scientists say, and the coral carnage will be even more widespread than the last mass bleaching in 2016-2017.
Maddie Stone
3.4.20
Space

NASA Found Exotic Organic Molecules on Ancient Space Object 'Arrokoth'

The latest data from ancient "Arrokoth," the most distant object ever visited by spacecraft, supports the idea that it's covered in organic molecules called "tholins" and gives us a window into deep cosmic time.
Maddie Stone
2.13.20
Right to Repair

Apple’s Independent Repair Program Is Invasive to Shops and Their Customers, Contract Shows

The contract states independent repair shops must agree to audits and inspections by Apple, even if they leave the program.
Maddie Stone
2.6.20
microsoft

While Microsoft Was Making Its Climate Pledge, It Was Sponsoring an Oil Conference

"Microsoft is delighted to announce we are the digital transformation partner of the International Petroleum Technology conference."
Maddie Stone
1.24.20
Australia

Australia's Ancient Forests Survived Planetary Extinction. Now, They're Burning

The Gondwanan rainforests are a living time capsule that survived a continental breakup and a planetary mass extinction event. Now, they’re being tested by humanity.
Maddie Stone
1.24.20
environment

Amazon’s New Rationale For Working With Big Oil: Saving the Planet

Amazon has a new justification for forging controversial partnerships with fossil fuel companies.
Maddie Stone
1.10.20
Australia

‘Incomprehensible’: The Australian Bushfires Are an Ecological Catastrophe

The enormous fires, which are being amplified by climate change, have killed up to a billion animals and may drive species to extinction.
Maddie Stone
1.8.20
Decade of Disillusion

This Decade We Became Really, Really Sure Climate Change Is Real

In the last 10 years, our climate models have gotten much better and they all tell us the same thing: We have to act now.
Maddie Stone
12.13.19
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