Using an email service during one year

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We consider that 50 emails are exchanged (1 email sent for 10 received, spam is filtered with 100% accuracy) per day for a year. It takes 3 times as much time to write an email than to read it on a computer. Each email weighs on average 1Mb and is never deleted. The emissions include the production and dismantling of a computer, as well as the use of the internet network and data centers running of the global electricity mix.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Use of computer 3.61%
Connection and use of network 49.50%
use of data center (mail exchange) 23.45%
use of data center (mail storage) 23.45%

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