Communication Technologies
Source: https://theecologist.org/2020/apr/30/smart-techs-carbon-footprint Matthew Barton  30th April 2020 With data centres set to have a bigger carbon footprint than the whole aviation industry, smart technology’s benefits need urgent re-examination. The embedded energy costs of communications technologies and voracious digital consumption are actually exacerbating global heating rather than helping prevent it, the recent Shift Project report, Lean ICT, Toward Digital Sobriety, suggests. ...
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