Amazon rainforest ‘losing football pitch-sized area of trees every minute’

The rate at which trees are being chopped down has sharply accelerated since right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro came into power

More than 5,000 Amazon staff call on Jeff Bezos to tackle climate change

At the time of writing, 5,237 Amazon employees acknowledge “climate change is an existential threat”

Amazon to deliver wind energy in Ireland, Sweden and US

The three winds farms are expected to produce 229MW of electricity for its data centres

Octopus Energy integrates with Amazon Alexa for smart energy use

The partnership will allow customers to manage their power usage through voice automation

Amazon unboxes new service to reduce packaging and emissions

It is part of the company’s ‘Shipment Zero’ ambition to make all deliveries net zero carbon

Amazon leads $700m investment into Rivian

The multinational corporation is leading a new round of investment in the EV startup

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Amazon and General Motors eye investment in Rivian

The deal would reportedly value the US electric pickup truck startup at being worth up to $2 billion

Toyota wants a pizza the action with driverless vehicle

Toyota has partnered with businesses including Amazon, Pizza Hut and Uber to collaborate on a new driverless vehicle. The firms will work together to develop an electric vehicle (EV) able to pilot itself and deliver packages, food or passengers to their destination quickly, safely and cleanly. The e-Palette concept car will come in three different […]

BP’s plans to drill Amazon Basin rejected

BP’s plans to drill for oil in the Amazon Basin have been dealt a further blow. Brazil’s federal environment agency, called Ibama, has released a statement criticising the energy giant’s study into how its proposed exploration would affect the region’s natural surroundings and ecosystems. Its risk assessment for working around the coral reef in the […]

Amazon switches on giant wind farm in Texas

Amazon has powered up its largest ever wind farm in Texas. It consists of 100 turbines and is part of the web giant’s target of delivering 100% renewable energy for its data centres. It takes the company’s clean energy projects to 18 across the US, with the firm now generating enough clean electricity to power […]