• Amazon's emissions increased dramatically last year despite carbon neutrality goal

    14 days ago - By Engadget

    Despite the company's commitment to decrease its carbon footprint, Amazon's emissions grew by 18 percent last year, according to the annual sustainability report it released today. While online shopping increased during the pandemic's second year, the company also rapidly expanded its number of warehousing operations - faster than consumer demand could support. For the entirety of 2021, the company's activities emitted the equivalent of more than 71.54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (for comparison, that's one and a half times the amount the U.S. government emitted in 2019.) But...
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  • Amazon's Carbon Footprint Grew by 18% in 2021 - CNET

    14 days ago - By CNET

    The online retail giant aims to power its facilities with 100% renewable energy by 2025.
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