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Report: Walmart, Other Importers Need to Speed Zero-Emissions Shift
March 4, 2023 — The report “All Brands On Deck: Top Furniture, Fashion, Retail & Technology Companies Must Act to Abandon Dirty Ships,” analyzed the climate and other pollution impacts of 18 companies importing their goods into the U.S. in 2021. Altogether they were responsible for 3.5 million metric tons of climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions, with Walmart, Target and Home Depot leading the way.
Walmart, Target, Home Depot lead pack of retailers emitting millions of pounds of CO2 through shipping
March 4, 2023 — A new report from the nonprofits Pacific Environment and Stand.earth finds that the ships that carried imports for 18 of the U.S.’s largest retail, fashion, tech, and furniture companies emitted about 3.5 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2021, about as much as the annual climate pollution from 750,000 passenger cars.
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Pandemic shipping took a heavy toll on the climate
March 4, 2023 — Many Americans remained locked down and logged online throughout 2021, changing the way people shopped for countless goods and services. Initial coverage frequently focused on the ensuing supply chain woes, but new research is showcasing another grave consequence to all that consumption—the ocean shipping industry boom generated massive amounts of greenhouse gasses.