Jacob Adamson

Software Developer, Amazon

Jacob Adamson organizes for climate justice at Amazon, where he is a software developer and member of Amazon Employees for Climate Action (AECJ). Since attending the Amazon shareholder meeting in May of 2019 he has been involved in pushing Amazon to do more to fight environmental racism. He was one of the organizers of the Amazon walkout during the September 20th global climate strike.

Adamson graduated from Colby College in 2017 with a degree in Computer Science.

Podcast Guest Appearances

Letters to The Boss: Help Fix Our Climate

When more than a thousand Amazon employees walked off the job last September, it wasn’t higher wages or better benefits they were demanding. 

“It was a really, really powerful moment to see such support for something as radical, I guess as climate change,” remembers Sarah Read, an Amazon User Experience Researcher.