Keeping forests standing is one of the most effective and important ways to keep the world below dangerous levels of warming.
“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”
If Amazon doesn’t do more to protect workers, “they are not only profiting from this pandemic, but they’re helping to perpetuate it.”
"The richest man in the world can't even provide basic protection for his workers during this pandemic crisis because it hurts his bottom line."
AECJ says they will continue to take climate action despite the HR threats and Bezos’ promises to conduct a cleaner business.
At the cost of over $2,000 per acre—and that is the cheapest I could find—it isn’t cheap, totaling over $30 billion to replace what the Amazon lost this decade.
Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.
The re-election victory “has been a major repudiation, not only of Amazon and of Jeff Bezos himself, as the richest man in the world, but also it has been a referendum on the vision for Seattle.”
"Our elected officials must demand answers from their law enforcement officials, and must put a stop to these dangerous practices.”
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