SUGGESTION for April Challenge : Co2 and emails ! April 22th the Earth Day RRS feed

  • General discussion

  • Write a program that could quantify the number of Watts uses the writing, storage on different servers, and the delivery to the addressee of a simple e-mail?

    And according to this calculation, assuming that there are billions of emails a day that are exchanged, what would be the emission in the atmosphere, in grams of Co2, of a single email?

    And finally, do you, according to your program, emails sending per day all around the the world  would emit more Co2 in te atmosphere than automobile pollution?

    here is a good start:


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