Covid-19 pandemic causes internet usage to spike by 70%

A new report suggests streaming on platforms like Netflix contributes up to 5,120 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every minute

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Internet habits could be generating ‘shocking’ levels of carbon dioxide emissions.

A new study by Website Builder Expert exposes the digital carbon footprints of the world’s ‘most popular’ internet activities, noting the Covid-19 pandemic has caused internet usage to increase by 70%.

According to findings, streaming on platforms like Netflix contributes up to 5,120 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every minute.

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