View Full Version : Global IT industry generates as much greenhouse gas as world's airlines?

13th Jan 2009, 20:46
PPRuNers doubly damned. ;)

Hidden harm of Google searches (http://www.australianit.news.com.au/story/0,25197,24900768-15306,00.html)

Beatriz Fontana
13th Jan 2009, 20:49
May I post this fantastic response from those fine IT fellows at The Register... we are, they say, ignoring the true enemy within (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/01/12/google_kettle_green_it_cobblers/)... :ok:

13th Jan 2009, 20:56
No. Read: Revealed: The Times Made Up That Stuff About Google And The Tea Kettles (http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/01/12/revealed-the-times-made-up-that-stuff-about-google-and-the-tea-kettles/)

edit: and Technology News: Green Tech: Harvard Physicist Sets Record Straight on Internet Carbon Study (http://www.technewsworld.com/story/Harvard-Prof-Sets-Record-Straight-on-Internet-Carbon-Study-65794.html)

13th Jan 2009, 20:56
Confusers is next door.:rolleyes:

13th Jan 2009, 21:05
Apparantly if you have a 32" flat screen telly,a Wii and a ps3 then the running costs can account for 20% of your leccy bill..

13th Jan 2009, 21:11
The Palace of Westminster is the largest polluter. Often referred to by London cabbies as 'The Gas chamber'

13th Jan 2009, 21:15
Excellent link there Bea; clearly aviating ppruners are thrice damned!