Study Sheds Light on the Measurement the ICT Sector’s Carbon Footprint


green_ictA recently published report from an EU-funded project looks at developing an overall measurement methodology of the carbon and energy footprints of the ICT sector. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the ICT sector are growing rapidly and are expected to almost triple between 2007 and 2020. Yet the very same sector enables vast GHG emissions savings through the development of innovative technology. Given the important role played by the ICT sector in improving the efficiency of major emitting sectors, it is important to develop an appropriate measurement methodology of the carbon and energy footprints of the ICT sector. Read More About the Carbon Footprint of the ICT Sector