"More Than 50 Companies Have Vowed To Be Carbon-Neutral By 2040"

"FedEx is the latest, with $2 billion for electric vehicles and $100 million for a new Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture"

"Amazon, Walmart, General Motors, and now FedEx.

There is a quickening rhythm of corporations with big carbon footprints pledging action to combat climate change. And their cascade of splashy announcements spans the worlds of retailing, technology and delivery services.

Yet even the prodigious voluntary steps by a portion of the corporate world so far lack the speed, scale or scientific know-how needed to move the thermometer of the warming planet in the right direction."

Steven Mufson and Desmond Butler report for the Washington Post March 5, 2021.


"The Coming Net-Zero Backlash" (GreenBiz)

Opinion: "Global Oil Companies Have Committed To 'Net Zero' Emissions. It's A Sham" (Guardian)

"Big Oil’s New Slate of Desperate Buzzwords Are Greenwashing at Its Worst" (Earther)

Source: Washington Post, 03/05/2021