Streaming online pornography produces as much CO2 as Belgium

Streaming online pornography produces as much CO2 as Belgium

Streaming online videos generates 300 million tonnes of CO2 a year – nearly 1 per cent of global emissions – with pornography alone generating 80 million tonnes

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By Michael Le Page
The transmission and viewing of online videos generates 300 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, or nearly 1 per cent of global emissions. On-demand video services such as Netflix account for a third of this, wit… [+2298 chars]
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