The Climate Pledge Fund

First Recipients of Investments from Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund

CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies receive investments to develop decarbonizing technologies and services that support Amazon’s commitment to meeting The Climate Pledge The Climate Pledge is a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early and achieve net-zero carbon by 2040…

biodiversity loss

Report links biodiversity loss and disease

The fifth edition of the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report, published by the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), provides an authoritative overview of the state of nature worldwide. The report notes the importance of biodiversity in addressing climate change, and long-term food security, and concludes that action to protect biodiversity is essential to prevent future…

Apple carbon neutral

Apple commits to be carbon neutral

Apple has unveiled its plan to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030. The company is already carbon neutral today for its global corporate operations, and this new commitment means that by 2030, every Apple device sold will have net zero climate impact. “Businesses have a…

Climate Power 2020

Climate Power 2020 Launches Campaign

On May 13, a team of seasoned political strategists, content creators, digital organizers, activists, and communications operatives are launching Climate Power 2020 — a campaign dedicated to changing the politics of climate in 2020. This year is a defining moment in our country’s history, and the stakes couldn’t be any higher. The next administration and…

State of the Air

Nearly Half of the U.S. Breathing Unhealthy Air

American Lung Association’s “State of the Air” report finds climate change is driving increases in unhealthy air, 150 million people at risk. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, which is responsible for dramatic improvements in air quality. Despite this, a new report from the American Lung Association finds nearly half…