This article delves into the importance of measuring the environmental impact of the Internet, focusing on the calculation model proposed by Sustainable Web Design. We will examine the credibility of the Green Software Foundation behind this model and discuss why it represents a reliable method for calculating CO2 emissions associated with web page visits.
Technology is something we use every day, but we tend to underestimate our impact from our daily use of technology. Everytime we search up a site or send a text, we are creating an impact. To put this into perspective, digital technologies are responsible for 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, and this energy consumption is…