Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tag: Amazon

Amazon ‘women warriors’ show gender equality, forest conservation go hand in...

Keeping forests standing is one of the most effective and important ways to keep the world below dangerous levels of warming.

‘Slap in the face’: As Bezos wealth jumps $30 billion amid...

“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”

Amazon “profiting from this pandemic” as warehouse workers walk off job...

If Amazon doesn’t do more to protect workers, “they are not only profiting from this pandemic, but they’re helping to perpetuate it.”

Amazon, Instacart workers strike amid coronavirus pandemic

"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."

Amazon employees threatened to be fired if they speak out on...

AECJ says they will continue to take climate action despite the HR threats and Bezos’ promises to conduct a cleaner business.

Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon

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.

Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

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.

‘Seattle is not for sale:’ Voters rebuke Amazon, re-electing Socialist Kshama...

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.”

30+ civil rights organizations call on elected officials to stop Amazon’s...

"Our elected officials must demand answers from their law enforcement officials, and must put a stop to these dangerous practices.”

California polluters may soon buy carbon “offsets” from the Amazon —...

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have outraged the world. But what can people living far from the world’s largest rainforest do to save...

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Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”