Tagged: IT

Heating buildings with data centers 0

Heating buildings with data centers

The idea might seem a bit far-fetched but recovering the heat produced by data centers could heat buildings. However we have seen similar ideas are extremely cost efficient and environmentally friendly. To ExtremeTech :...

How green is the iPhone ? 0

How green is the iPhone ?

This is the question one might ask as there are so many of them nowadays. Geekaphone answers this with a brilliant infographic by having a close look at its fabrication and lifecycle. Did you...

Green IT, the other cleantech 0

Green IT, the other cleantech

To Ashok Kamal in CleanTechies : ” In many academic, policy and business circles, the term “clean tech” is synonymous with renewable energy.” However under this term we can put among others electric cars...

Imagining India, by Nandan Nilekani 0

Imagining India, by Nandan Nilekani

My main trades and areas of interest before climate change mitigation and sustainable development are international business and management. This brought me to focus early on India. So when I discovered today’s book via...

The energy cost of our electronic devices 0

The energy cost of our electronic devices

The International Energy Agency issued a study – Gadgets and Gigawatts – on the energy consumption of the numerous mobile phones, mp3 players and other electronic devices. By 2030, they are due to consume...

Help in finding new solar technologies 0

Help in finding new solar technologies

If you let your computer idle while you are away or asleep, you might consider to allow Harvard and IBM to use it to do calculations for the Clean Energy Project, which is part...

Decreasing the energy use of the IT sector 0

Decreasing the energy use of the IT sector

By reading the UNEP feeds, I came across an interesting report on the huge possible energy and money savings in the information and communication sector. According to a new report by the Climate Group...