Greening of the Internet

A recent article in Information Week reminds us that the Web is both “a crusader and a culprit” when it comes to energy use. Elearning, ecommerce, and all the other e’s have reduced energy hogs such as air travel. But on the flip side, data centres and personal computers devour energy. There are several initiatives underway to curb consumption and incent reduced consumption.
Don’t forget to think green! Are you printing? Do you power down?
Check out these websites for more info (courtesy of Information Week):
Global Warmup
Green Grid Consortium
Freedom to Connect
ITU report

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