Antarctica is changing and wildlife and weeds may be on the way

Only a small part of Antarctica – less than 1% – is permanently ice-free. Key points: Thousands of square kilometers of Antarctica will become ice-free by the end of the century Most of Antarctica’s biodiversity exists in ice-free areas, and some species will benefit from increased habitat, while others will suffer Milder conditions increase the … Read more

What were Elon Musk’s lenders thinking?

When Elon Musk sought funding for his bid to take over Twitter earlier this year, he had little trouble finding institutions willing to give him the money he needed. Morgan Stanley took the lead and organized a syndicate of banks, including Bank of America and Barclays, which pledged to lend Musk $13 billion. The whole … Read more

Mazda is finally committing to EVs and North America is why

A scene from the Mazda booth at the 2002 Paris Auto Show, where the then-new RX-8 was on display.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) The company that makes the Miata has unveiled its 2020 plan, Toyota isn’t hitting its targets for the year but you shouldn’t shed a tear for them, he weeks of struggles … Read more