Greenpeace Says Netflix Binge-Watching May Not Be Good For The Environment

Our video streaming addiction might be affecting the world outside our living rooms more than we thought.

Greenpeace released a report on Monday rating video streaming companies by carbon footprint, and a couple big ones, including Netflix and Hulu, didn’t fare too well.

That’s because all those “Stranger Things” and “Gilmore Girls” episodes are delivered to our phones, laptops and TVs via massive servers that use up a lot of energy, which can come from renewable sources or nonrenewable ones, like coal. 

Although the company has made bold claims about its energy efficiency in the...
6 Published By - The Huffington Post | The Full Feed - 2017.01.11. 17:51
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