How Meta Failed to Fight Climate Denial

This piece is part of Gizmodo’s ongoing effort to make the Facebook Papers available to the public. See the full directory of documents here. The summer of 2020 proved to be a boiling point for Facebook on climate change. The company had made efforts to insulate its users against the health-related hoaxes that had engulfed … Read more

Elon Musk’s Plan to Send a Million Colonists to Mars by 2050 Is Pure Delusion

Artist’s conception of a Martian colony, with SpaceX Starship rockets in the background. Image: SpaceX In a recent interview, Elon Musk repeated his stated goal of wanting to transport one million people to Mars by 2050. The SpaceX founder says the future of humanity is at stake, which, okay, but the timeline he offers is … Read more