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Is remote work better for the environment‪?‬ Recode Daily

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Working from home seems like it could be great for the climate. You don’t need to drive a car to work, and companies won’t need to heat and power large offices. But as Professor William O’Brien explains, the reality is much more complicated, and without proper planning, remote work may lead to greater emissions in the future.

References: 
Check out Professor O’Brien’s paper here


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- Host: Teddy Schleifer (@teddyschleifer)

- Producer: Taylor Maycan (@taylormaycan) and Will Reid (@WillR56)


- Engineer: Paul Mounsey


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Working from home seems like it could be great for the climate. You don’t need to drive a car to work, and companies won’t need to heat and power large offices. But as Professor William O’Brien explains, the reality is much more complicated, and without proper planning, remote work may lead to greater emissions in the future.

References: 
Check out Professor O’Brien’s paper here


Enjoyed this episode? Rate Recode Daily ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.
 
What do you want to learn about on Recode Daily? Send your requests and questions to recodedaily@recode.net. We read every email! 
 
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This episode was made by: 


- Host: Teddy Schleifer (@teddyschleifer)

- Producer: Taylor Maycan (@taylormaycan) and Will Reid (@WillR56)


- Engineer: Paul Mounsey


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