Enrique Dans
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Enrique Dans

How come there’s always an excuse for not tackling the climate emergency?

IMAGE: A robot made with Amazon cardboard boxes, on a tree
IMAGE: Daniel Eledut — Unsplash

One of the world’s largest and most valuable companies, Amazon, has published its 2021 sustainability report, and its results are hugely revealing: its total greenhouse gas emissions increased by 18% on the previous year, to 71.54 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. Compared to 2019, before the pandemic, the figure represents an increase of more than 40%.

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