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

NASA detects huge carbon monoxide plume from Amazon rainforests

Carbon monoxide is a pollutant that can persist in the atmosphere for about a month and has implications for both air pollution and climate change

Boris Johnson pledges £10m to protect Amazon rainforest

Fires have been raging across the world’s largest tropical rainforest, one of the most important carbon sinks

Solar and wind-powered house goes on sale on Amazon for $24k

Unfortunately, the Weizhengheng house is not featured as part of Amazon Prime and shipping will cost an additional $1,000

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

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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

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Amazon leads $700m investment into Rivian

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