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In Switzerland we some timesometimes have not very well researched articles in the free newspaper, especially one can be very questionable: 20 Minuten Friday '20 Minuten Friday'. They now claim
They now claim in a video that GoolgeGoogle is causing 40% of the CO2 emission of the internet traffic. Video source (german)
Translation:

Title: Your Google search is bad for the environment.
Does googleing polute the atmosphere?
The internet is imaterial.
But it is stored on physical servers that use electricity.
The biggest part of this energy origins from fossile fuels.
Computing centers emit as much greenhouse gas as the aviation industry.
Google causes 40% of the CO2 results of the internet.
3.5 Mrd google searches per day = 700 tons of CO2.
Google is the biggest user of renewable energy sources.
Nevertheless google caused 3.2 million tons of CO2 in the past year.
The same amount as more than 684'000 cars.
Is it worth googleing (knowing this)?*

* Ist es das googeln wert? I have no proper translation Title: Your Google search is bad for this sarcasm / expressionthe environment.
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Translated text: Zoomin.tv

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Does googling pollute the atmosphere?
The internet is immaterial,
but it is stored on physical servers that use electricity.
The biggest part of this energy comes from fossil fuels.
Computing centers emit as much greenhouse gas as the aviation industry.
Google causes 40% of the CO2 results of the internet.
3.5 Mrd google searches per day = 700 tons of CO2.
Google is the biggest user of renewable energy sources.
Nevertheless Google caused 3.2 million tons of CO2 in the past year, he same amount as more than 684000 cars.
Is googleing worth this?

As mentioned I don't really trust this source. Have there been studies on how much CO2 get'sCO2 gets produced by "the internet"? I don't really think one can effectivley messure it because you won't be able to meassure every server in every household etc.

In Switzerland we some time have not very well researched articles in free newspaper, especially one can be very questionable: 20 Minuten Friday. They now claim in a video that Goolge is causing 40% of the CO2 emission of the internet traffic. Video source (german)
Translation:

Title: Your Google search is bad for the environment.
Does googleing polute the atmosphere?
The internet is imaterial.
But it is stored on physical servers that use electricity.
The biggest part of this energy origins from fossile fuels.
Computing centers emit as much greenhouse gas as the aviation industry.
Google causes 40% of the CO2 results of the internet.
3.5 Mrd google searches per day = 700 tons of CO2.
Google is the biggest user of renewable energy sources.
Nevertheless google caused 3.2 million tons of CO2 in the past year.
The same amount as more than 684'000 cars.
Is it worth googleing (knowing this)?*

* Ist es das googeln wert? I have no proper translation for this sarcasm / expression.
Video: Zoomin.tv

As mentioned I don't really trust this source. Have there been studies on how much CO2 get's produced by "the internet"? I don't really think one can effectivley messure it because you won't be able to meassure every server in every household etc.

In Switzerland we sometimes have not very well researched articles in the free newspaper '20 Minuten Friday'.
They now claim in a video that Google is causing 40% of the CO2 emission of the internet traffic.

Title: Your Google search is bad for the environment.

Translated text:

Does googling pollute the atmosphere?
The internet is immaterial,
but it is stored on physical servers that use electricity.
The biggest part of this energy comes from fossil fuels.
Computing centers emit as much greenhouse gas as the aviation industry.
Google causes 40% of the CO2 results of the internet.
3.5 Mrd google searches per day = 700 tons of CO2.
Google is the biggest user of renewable energy sources.
Nevertheless Google caused 3.2 million tons of CO2 in the past year, he same amount as more than 684000 cars.
Is googleing worth this?

As mentioned I don't really trust this source. Have there been studies on how much CO2 gets produced by "the internet"?

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Is Google causing 40% of the CO2 emission of all internet traffic?

In Switzerland we some time have not very well researched articles in free newspaper, especially one can be very questionable: 20 Minuten Friday. They now claim in a video that Goolge is causing 40% of the CO2 emission of the internet traffic. Video source (german)
Translation:

Title: Your Google search is bad for the environment.
Does googleing polute the atmosphere?
The internet is imaterial.
But it is stored on physical servers that use electricity.
The biggest part of this energy origins from fossile fuels.
Computing centers emit as much greenhouse gas as the aviation industry.
Google causes 40% of the CO2 results of the internet.
3.5 Mrd google searches per day = 700 tons of CO2.
Google is the biggest user of renewable energy sources.
Nevertheless google caused 3.2 million tons of CO2 in the past year.
The same amount as more than 684'000 cars.
Is it worth googleing (knowing this)?*

* Ist es das googeln wert? I have no proper translation for this sarcasm / expression.
Video: Zoomin.tv

As mentioned I don't really trust this source. Have there been studies on how much CO2 get's produced by "the internet"? I don't really think one can effectivley messure it because you won't be able to meassure every server in every household etc.