Amazon sustainability report: Carbon emissions rose 19% in 2020 as pandemic drove huge revenue

Rivian, a U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer, is producing 100,000 delivery vehicles for Amazon by 2030. (Amazon Photo / Jordan Stead)As Amazon’s sales skyrocketed during the pandemic, its carbon emissions rose — by 19%, according to its 2020 sustainability report, released Wednesday. That’s up from a 15% year-over-year increase in 2019. But at the same time, the company last year lowered…
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