Sustainable tech for a smarter environment

The days when sustainable tech was an oxymoron or meant returning to old technologies are long behind us, but what contribution does IT have to make to the greening of society?

30th May, 2021
Sustainable tech for a smarter environment
Sinéad Mercier, lecturer at Maynooth University: ’There is no such thing as an environment separate from the human being.’ Picture: Arthur Ellis

It’s no secret that the world of technology moves fast, but the recent volte face by bitcoin booster-in-chief, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk, happened at breakneck pace.

Having taken to Twitter to promote cryptocurrencies and even joking about the out of control joke currency Dogecoin during his appearance on US television show Saturday Night Live, Musk shocked his followers by pulling back on his support for cryptocurrency.

Having said in February that Tesla...

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