Amazon claims it is making net-zero progress despite 18% increase in absolute emissions

Published late on Monday (1 August), the report states that Amazon’s absolute emissions footprint in 2021 was 71.54 million metric tonnes, up from 60.4 million metric tonnes in 2020 and around 51 million metric tonnes in 2019. All scopes are covered in Amazon’s calculations. These figures are much lower down in the report than Amazon’s carbon intensity […]