Political parties and their websites’ carbon emissions in 2021

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With the 2021 Dutch general election coming up soon, I decided to take a look at the websites of all 37 participating parties to compare their carbon emissions. The internet is vast and uses huge amounts of energy – around 3% of global electricity, in fact. Many websites are not optimized to use as little energy as required, often resulting in more carbon emissions than is necessary.

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