Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces company's 'Climate Pledge'

Meanwhile, more than 1,500 Amazon workers plan to walk off the job Friday as part of the Global Climate Strike.

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September 20, 2019 - 12:36 pm
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(KFTK) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has unveiled a plan for his company to combat climate change by meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early.

Bezos laid out his "Climate Pledge" in Washington D.C. on Friday, including a promise for Amazon to be carbon neutral by the year 2040.

The ambitous pledge includes a $100 million reforestation project, a move toward renewable energy, and a fleet of over 100,000 electric delivery vans.

Meanwhile, more than 1,500 Amazon workers plan to walk off the job Friday as part of the Global Climate Strike, according to WIRED. 

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