'Green computing' not helpful word for setting environmental policies
The notion of green computing is an unhelpful one, making it harder for companies to implement carbon reduction policies, TechWorld reports on a new report from the Carbon Disclosure Project, which questioned 11 leading enterprises about their environmental policies.
The term 'green' came in for heavy criticism: The report said that the word was an "employee or consumer-friendly way of introducing climate-change topics," but was too vague for general use, lacking "the specific definitions needed to manage carbon and/or other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions."
The need to set definitions is a thorny one, as different companies offer different power ratings for servers. Read more (TechWorld)
Share this news article
18 July 2008