Technology | Online shopping and home offices have contributed to a significant U.S. energy savings
by Michael Cochrane
Posted 2/15/18, 03:00 pm
A decade ago, Americans might have admitted to feeling a bit guilty about doing their Christmas shopping online. Not anymore. It appears the shift toward increased online shopping has done more than merely save time during the busy holiday season: According to new research, online shopping, video streaming, and work-from-home arrangements have together led to a decrease in Americans’ use of energy.