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Source: https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/att-catches-carbon-neutral-bug-expands-ccat-coverage/2020/09/ Sydney Sawaya | Associate Editor September 17, 2020 11:30 PM AT&T caught the tail end of the green echo reverberating throughout the tech industry this week, announcing a new commitment to be carbon neutral across its entire global operations by 2035. To get there, the company plans to focus on six targets. By virtualizing network functions...
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Source: https://theecologist.org/2020/apr/30/smart-techs-carbon-footprint Matthew Barton  30th April 2020 E-waste workers 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...
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Source Source Published 3/6/2020 Opinion Sitra is grateful for the opportunity to comment on the auction of the 26 GHz band. Climate change and biodiversity loss are progressing at an alarming rate. For example, the Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published in October 2018, highlighted the exceptional gravity of the situation. Limiting...
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By  Dr. Devra Davis  01/05/20 AT 10:33 AM The ravaging fires of Australia’s drought-riddled bush provide a global warning. Amidst the largest mass evacuation in its history with no relief in sight, thousands of Australians are now forced to shelter-in-place, while others are crammed into seashores where they await rescue by naval ships. Their only hope is to wait...
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New telecom demands in Germany will burn as much electricity as Cologne, Dusseldorf and Dortmund combined, says Aachen report. December 12, 2019  By Peter Judge Newly introduced 5G mobile communications will drastically increase the energy demands of data centers, according to a German study sponsored by utility provider E.ON. The report (PDF, German) from RWTH Aachen University,...
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5 March 2019 By Michael Le Page Less of this, please Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Our tech addiction is cooking the planet. The manufacture and use of smartphones, computers and TVs will produce 4 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and 8 per cent by 2025. That is the conclusion of a report on the sustainability...
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