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8. Sustainability

Diana Lakatos1  
Szeged, Hungary

Based on total ICT emissions from the article “How to stop data centres from gobbling up the world’s electricity1” compared with Carbon emission by country2, if the Internet was a country, it would be in the top ten of largest polluters.

When you use the Internet, your device, data transferred through the Web, the servers where the data is hosted, and hardware production to create and replace the servers, wires, and devices all consume energy.

According to Mike Hazas, a researcher at Lancaster University (UK) ...

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