Have you ever considered the impact your listening habits may have on the environment? Do your decisions as a consumer, such as listening to radio on an FM or DAB receiver, a TV or a smart speaker, have an effect on national energy use? Should emissions reduction efforts focus on individual devices or the transmitters which distribute radio content? The BBC have been exploring these questions and more with a view to improve the environmental impact of their radio and television services.
In this webinar, Chloe Fletcher from BBC Research & Development will present the results from a recently published paper exploring the energy footprint of BBC radio, both now and how this may change in the future.
Chloe Fletcher is a Sustainability Data Scientist at BBC Research & Development, responsible for evaluating the environmental impact of media technology and services through data modelling and analysis. Prior to joining the BBC in 2019, Chloe spent four years at the Institution of Environmental Sciences in various roles, last of which was Operations & Business Development Lead. She holds an MSc in Environmental Modelling and is an Associate Member of the IES.
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