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Factcheck: What is the carbon footprint of streaming video on Netflix?
Some decent numbers on datacenter usage and debunking some scaremongering figures:
Drawing on analysis at the International Energy Agency (IEA) and other credible sources, we expose the flawed assumptions in one widely reported estimate of the emissions from watching 30 minutes of Netflix. These exaggerate the actual climate impact by 30- to 60-times.
datacenters  internet  streaming  netflix  carbon  climate-change  iea  energy  emissions  video 
5 weeks ago by jm

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