Bear Family shop and Bmx shop Bear Family bmx and family shop closed their doors to customers on Tuesday following a public outcry over their recent decision to cut carbon emissions.
The Bear Family is one of the few bmx shops to have signed a pledge to reduce carbon emissions in the years to come.
They had previously pledged to reduce their carbon emissions by 25% by the end of 2018, with a goal of 50% by 2022.
In December, they told readers that they were ending their partnership with their local environmental group to avoid having to take carbon credits from the bmx business.
The business had previously said that they would not be reducing their carbon emission, but the new pledge meant that they had to take credits from their bmx gear business.
“The decision to discontinue the Bear Family business was based on the concerns expressed by many members of the community regarding the impact of climate change on our community,” the shop told its Instagram account.
“We sincerely apologise for any distress this may have caused.”
The company said that it would continue to support the community, as well as the environment.
The closure comes as the bear community grapples with rising temperatures.
A recent study published in Nature Climate Change found that the average temperature for the last two decades has been increasing by 1.3°C (2.2°F).