Sunday, January 5, 2020

How Streaming And Other Data Demands Take A Toll On The Environment

Completely unsustainable? That doesn't sound good at all, now does it?

For those of us binge-watching TV shows, installing new smartphone apps or sharing family photos on social media over the holidays, it may seem like an abstract predicament. The gigabytes of data we're using — although invisible — come at a significant cost to the environment. Some experts say it rivals that of the airline industry.