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Q: What is great to see but unfortunately only half green?

August 20, 2007

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A: The Australian Computing Society’s Green ICT Policy The CfS Agenda places a high priority on engaging with professional and industry groups to articulate computing’s response to sustainability. This, then, is very exciting: Environmental considerations are set to become an integral part of the professional conduct, practice and ethical considerations that ICT professionals will bring […]

Sustainability an “inane fad”? Let’s ride the wave!

July 15, 2007

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Bob Jones describes green building as an “inanity” (stuff.co.nz). “I’m picking this to last about four years with the private sector and a decade with the government,” Jones’ argument goes like this: Government’s new aim to reduce the carbon footprint of its departments, installing power and water-saving devices along with other environmentally sound initiatives…But power […]

Need to make it easier to reach for the medium hanging fruit

June 23, 2007

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Major climate change report released today by the UK and UK Consumer organisations. Here’s my take. 1. People are aware of the problem Climate change is a mainstream consumer issue. Consumers in the US and UK are strongly concerned about global warming, and are ready to take action. Sixty six percent of consumers in the […]