Monday, August 17, 2009

The Carbon Case for Downloading Music

By Kate Galbraith
August 17, 2009, 12:24 pm
New York Times, Green Inc.

A new study has found that downloading music is substantially better from an emissions perspective than buying compact discs.

The study, which was funded by both Microsoft and Intel and authored by two academics at Carnegie Mellon University and a third affiliated with Stanford University, found that buying an album digitally reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 40 to 80 percent relative to a “best-case” CD-purchasing scenario...see full story.

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