by Adrian Thomas Sobotta, et al.
Publisher: Greening IT Initiative 2010
Number of pages: 283
IT industry can provide the technological solutions we need to optimise resource use, save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We call this Greening IT. This book looks into the great potential of greening society with IT - i.e. the potential of IT in transforming our societies into Low-Carbon societies.
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