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Angry cartoon ship in red Angry Ship means Amazon needs to get their ship together.

Amazon goods are shipped overseas on polluting ships that use some of the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels, making Amazon a Prime climate and air polluter.

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Amazon’s Climbing Climate Emissions

As emissions from Amazon’s e-commerce climb each day, the climate emergency grows more severe. Amazon’s dependence on fossil-fueled ocean shipping is not only accelerating our climate emergency, but is also disproportionately polluting the air in ports and coastal communities and low-income communities of color.

In 2019 alone, Amazon’s use of dirty ships emitted nearly 400,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere—and that’s just for its imports into the U.S.

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Taking Amazon’s Climate Pledge to the Seas

Amazon’s Climate Pledge is a powerful signal of the company’s commitment to climate leadership—but it fails to address Amazon’s addiction to dirty, dangerous and dirt-cheap ocean shipping. As more and more consumers choose to Prime their goods and those goods are shipped on fossil-fueled ships, Amazon’s actions to clean up after their climate and air quality impact fall far short.

Amazon has yet to take action to clean up its ocean shipping pollution. We know that Amazon’s impact on our climate and the air in our communities is outsized—and so is their responsibility to step up and lead the industry toward a zero-emissions solution.

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Amazon’s Zero-Emissions Opportunity

Amazon is a retailer defined by firsts. It should be the first retail leader to get its ships off fossil fuels and commit to zero-emissions ocean shipping. We urge Amazon to:

1. Abandon Dirty Ships: Stop moving products on fossil-fueled ships.

2. Set Sail First: Sign up to ship products on the world’s first zero-emission ships!

3. Put Zero at the Helm: Commit to 100% zero-emission shipping by 2030.

Take Action Now

All hands on deck—click an action below to tell Amazon to #ShipItZero.

@Amazon’s #ClimatePledge still includes shipping products overseas on polluting ships fueled by the world’s dirtiest fuels. This isn’t climate leadership. Tell @Amazon to #AbandonDirtyShips and commit to #ShipItZero.

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In 2019, @Amazon’s fossil-fueled ships emitted 400,000 tons of CO2, making Amazon a Prime polluter.

It’s time Amazon takes its Climate Pledge to the seas & commits to 100% #ZeroEmissions shipping by 2030.

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.@Amazon is a leader in innovation…and pollution.

Set the bar high: make a bold, public commitment to #AbandonDirtyShips now & lead innovation once again: commit to 100% #ZeroEmissions shipping by 2030.

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If @JeffBezos can race to space on green fuel, why can’t @amazon’s ships set sail on 100% #ZeroEmissions? 

@DanPerlet @KaraHurst—make @amazon a climate leader and #AbandonDirtyShips now. Protect our climate future & #ShipItZero: https://bit.ly/3AdTTxB

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Under @KaraHurst, @amazon can be a climate leader.

#ZeroEmissions ocean shipping is ready—so why use fossil-fueled ships that pollute our air, climate, & communities? 

Expand your @climatepledge & “Shipment Zero” program to include ocean shipping: https://bit.ly/3AdTTxB

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