Is the internet good for our environment?

Parsons, David (2006) Is the internet good for our environment? Electroline.


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Reports on various studies of the net environmental impact of the internet. Considers such aspects as the energy use of computers and the avoidance of personal transport by the use of internet services.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Pre-print version of article, as made available here, differs in title from the Published version. Pre-print title: Environmental aspects of information technology services.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:45
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: internet; environment; computers; social change
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080612 Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050204 Environmental Impact Assessment
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences

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