How Many Trees Does It Take to Power the Internet?

1 minute read | First published: June 16, 2023
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You may already know that airplanes, fast fashion and factory farming are harmful to the environment, but have you ever considered the carbon footprint of watching videos or sending emails? Digital technologies and the systems that support them account for 3.7% of the world's global carbon emissions and this is set to rise to 8% by 2025. That's currently more than the civil airline industry, and soon it's predicted to surpass the automobile industry, too.

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