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Machine-to-machine technologies (technologies that facilitate the connectivity of physical infrastructure and devices) can help decrease emissions by roughly ten billion metric tons by 2020, according to a report by AT&T.
Date: 02/26/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Modeling
The internet works by putting energy in and getting data out; it is just a vessel for moving information across locations.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Electronics
Using hybrid silicon devises, optical fiber, modulators, and hybrid lasers, a fast, low energy internet is being created.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Electronics
Technology Review clean web image
The energy problem is humanity's greatest challenge. Here's how information technology can provide some answers.
Date: 04/02/2012
Type: Article
Internet devices, such as modems and routers, are rarely unplugged and have shown to consume large amounts of energy. The Natural Resources Defense Council is looking into ways to reduce the energy consumption of these devices.
Date: 06/24/2013
Type: Article
The rapid growth of the IT sector requires a huge amount of electricity, causing a growing percentage of carbon emissions, but the internet can also be used as a tool to abate carbon emissions.
Date: 10/01/2008
Type: Article

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