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CO2GLE is a real-time, net-based installation that displays the amount of CO2 emitted on each second thanks to the global visits to 40% of the Internet’s total carbon footprint may be attributed to the design of a web site. According to recent studies, Internet is responsible for the 2% of CO2 of global emissions, more than the aviation industry. On average, the production of 1 kWh emits 544 gr. of CO2. It takes 13 kWh to transmit 1GB of information, the equivalent of 7,07 kg. of CO2. is the most visited website on the Internet and weights nearly 2MB. The site processes an approximate average of 47000 requests every second, which represents an estimated amount of 500 kg of CO2 emissions per second.

Moll Joanna