A Guide to Reducing Your Digital Carbon Footprint
Finding new ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint is key to lowering your day-to-day contribution to climate change. Collectively, our daily digital habits play a huge part in increasing carbon emissions, though understanding their sources makes it easy to limit in the future.
The carbon footprint of our digital lives is an overlooked topic when it comes to energy and carbon efficiency, despite a whole chain of emissions associated with each digital activity. Every click, tap and scroll online, question searched, file shared, message sent, and photo saved uses servers in data centres and your device to receive the data.
By cutting carbon at home and work with simple adjustments to our digital habits, we can help speed up the transition to lower-emission societies.
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