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Our Web of Inconvenient Truths: The Internet, Energy Use, Toxic Waste, and Climate Change

by Katie Singer Portal Books
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9781938685255
Format:
Pbk 184 pages
Price:
AU$39.99 NZ$39.12
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
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Expert scientists agree that we must eliminate fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions in the next thirty years to stand any chance of curtailing extreme weather and disastrous climate change. But what does the internet have to do with that?

The author of An Electronic Silent Spring here explores the significant amount of energy used by the internet's access networks and data centres. She reveals the energy, toxic waste and CO2 which is bound up in every electronic device. She also offers hope by presenting ways that households, schools, businesses and cities can begin immediately to reduce their internet and energy footprint.

This is a must-read book for anyone concerned about climate change and the energy crisis.