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Greenhouse Gas Emissions
“Letters to Greta” report on the ecological impacts of streaming video, 5G, manufacturing smartphones, e-vehicles, solar panels and wind turbine systems. Katie Singer writes about technology and nature. “An Electronic Silent Spring” is her most recent book. In 2018, she spoke about the Internet’s footprint at the United Nations. She dreams that every smartphone user...
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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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The interpretations, positions and recommendations contained in this report cannot be attributed to either the members of the working group or the reviewers. The content of this report is the sole responsibility of The Shift Project. Report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CFFQh0fmtOvGoIl1bw6URoW9rSLyZiB9/view Cover photo credit: Carlos Irineu Da Costa ‘Digital sobriety’ can halt tech-fuelled global warming, says report Less of...
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