Our Planet is a Netflix show. You're probably thinking of either Blue Planet II or Seven Worlds, One Planet.Here lays a paradox for the BBC, of allowing consumers to stream Our Planet in 4K...
Presumably future nature shows will be only be available in 240p, or 480p, so long as we promise to plant a tree...
A recent Channel 4 Dispatches programme titled 'Is Your Online Habit Killing The Planet?' is very interesting and well worth a watch.
They used several examples, Data Centres are consuming vast amounts of energy worldwide, something that is increasing exponentially year on year.
In certain cases, yes it is better for the environment to drive a car to a destination rather than go online.
Have a watch.
What an absolute crock of ****. You could point at absolutely anything that uses energy and tell people they should do less of it to help the environment, but you’d have to be some kind of halfwit to point the finger at higher quality home entertainment a) under the current circumstances and b) given how trivial the impact is compared to heavy industry, international air travel, however many millions of cows there are, etc etc etc, down a very long list.
I shall be streaming in the best possible quality and making absolutely no apology for it!
The ability to download material for later local viewing during quieter periods on some sort of timer or schedule would make sense. It’s not something that anyone seems to want to embrace just yet though.