Tag: Carbon dioxide

Netflix for half an hour emits the same amount of CO2 as a 6 km drive

According to Maxime Efoui-Hess of French think tank the Shift Project, watching a half-hour Netflix show would lead to emissions of 1.6 kilograms of carbon dioxide that is equivalent to driving 3.9 miles (6.28 kilometres).Gary Cook of Greenpeace mentioned that as the video file size is increasing more energy is required to maintain a system that is ready to stream this video to your device at a moment’s notice.