Amazon unboxes EV delivery trucks ordered from Rivian

The retailer and technology giant suggests the 100,000-truck order is the largest ever single purchase of EVs

British Gas launches ‘Green Future Plus’ energy tariff

The average energy bill for consumers will total £1,237, which the supplier says is a cost-effective option for those looking for the ‘greenest’ tariff

Number of fires in Amazon up 30% in 2019 – but still fewer than 2017 and 2015

The National Institute for Space Research says there were 89,178 fires recorded throughout the year

Amazon’s indigenous people ‘at risk as deforestation surges in tribal lands’

Advocacy group Instituto Socioambiental notes between January and October this year, more than 24,000 hectares of forest were cleared illegally within indigenous lands

BP to supply Amazon with 170MW of renewable power

Under the power purchase agreements, BP will provide electricity from new build wind and solar projects in Sweden and Spain from 2021

Pope Francis calls for “scarred face of the Amazon region” to be protected

He told Bishops from across the region that they must focus on saving the rainforest and providing better services to its indigenous people

Amazon inks ‘largest corporate’ wind PPA in the UK

It is part of the company’s commitment towards using 100% clean power by 2030

Amazon deforestation ‘could be slowed by planting bean trees’

The University of Exeter claims the trees would also have the benefit of helping smallholders make a living

Amazon unboxes new 2040 net zero carbon commitment

It has also pledged to source 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030

Brazil to reject $20m of G7 aid for Amazon rainforest fires

French President Emmanuel Macron said the funds would be made available immediately to tackle the blazes