It’s Climate Week in New York City, an annual event that’s often met with big corporate climate pledges. For example, dozens of companies committed to Amazon’s Climate Pledge this week. It’s an effort to get businesses to voluntarily reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
But do these good intentions actually translate into lower carbon emissions? And how can we tell which climate pledges are real, and which are “greenwashing?”
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