On a larger scale, he says that the world's data centers in 2010 accounted for 130 million tons of CO2e, or a quarter of a percent of the world's global total. Berners-Lee projected that the world's data centers will produce 250 to 340 million tons CO2e by 2020.
"How Bad Is Email for the Environment?" is from the January 25, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Hayley Tsukayama and narrated by Jenny Hoops.