Find out how your carbon footprint is generated
Some of our everyday actions also contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
Sending an email generates 4 g of carbon dioxide
What produces these emissions?
The electricity consumed by the devices from which they are sent and received, as well as the servers that store and distribute them. Personal and work emails can emit up to 50 g of carbon dioxide if they contain large attachments.
What can you do to reduce them?
Avoid subscribing to distribution lists that don't provide true value and try to CC only the people who actually may be interested in the message.
At BBVA, we have created the first personal carbon footprint calculator
Want to find out more about your carbon footprint and how to reduce it?