The Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not careful, the Internet could become an internal combustion engine that fuels climate change instead.
To avoid that scenario, there is at least one more revolution the Internet must fuel: a clean energy revolution. Read more >
Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Apple operate much of the Internet on ‘the cloud’ – the infrastructure that holds an increasing amount of the files, photographs and videos we store and share.
In reality, the cloud is a vast network of warehouses called data centres, some so large that they use as much electricity as 250,000 European home...