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What is a digital carbon footprint? Creative commons Icon
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What is a digital carbon footprint?

...carbon footprints, how much does our digital lifestyle contribute? This article examines the impact...Find out about The Open University's Environment courses Carbon footprint According to the World Meteorology Organisations, the occurrence of extreme climate events has increased by more than a factor of five in the last 50 years. In their 2021 report, they state that the...
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Calculating your carbon footprint

...carbon footprint, what you can and can't do to reduce it? Here we explain what it is, and we have a carbon calculator you can use to help assess your own footprint...Find out more about The Open University's Environment courses. What is a carbon footprint? The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas ......
Digital carbon footprints and remote working
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Digital carbon footprints and remote working

...footprint cost of remote working...Find out about The Open University's Environment courses. Digital carbon footprints and the remote workforce Today many companies find themselves at the intersection of two global workforce megatrends – distributed, remote workforces and the phenomenon known as the Great Resignation. These two trends have disrupted the notion of the...
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Reducing the carbon footprint of on-premises IT

...footprint. ...Find out more about The Open University's Environment courses Reducing digital carbon footprints of digital assets The digital carbon footprints of our technology assets are split between the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions caused when manufacturing, storing and shipping the products and the emissions generated through use ......
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Reducing the digital carbon footprint of the cloud

...carbon footprint? ...Find out about The Open University's Environment courses Cloud technologies continue to be an accelerating factor in digital transformation and innovation, but as the ‘cloud’ is out of sight, the term can portray cloud computing as a lighter-than-air panacea for both computing and the environment – this, though, it is not. Cloud technologies...
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What you need to know about carbon footprints

...carbon footprints and how we can all make an environmental impact...In this session, Open University colleagues were joined by Jo Hand, founder of Giki Zero. In her presentation, Jo discusses how even our small actions can add up to make a big difference to the planet. Jo explains what carbon footprints are, how they are produced and measured, why we need to address our...
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Reducing digital carbon footprint through responsible procurement

...carbon footprint? This article examines why we should look more closely when deciding what to buy...Find out about The Open University's Environment courses Digital carbon footprints Our modern-day digital dependency carries with it many unique characteristics. Besides the benefits that digital technologies can provide, such as efficiencies, scale and advanced...
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How can corporations reduce digital carbon footprints?

...carbon footprint. This article examines the challenges faced and how much can be done to overcome them...Find out about The Open University's Environment courses As seen in other articles in this series (see below), our digital lifestyles are not carbon-free, and the digital technology products and services we both buy and sell all contribute to our collective carbon...