7.9 million tonnes

August 2007
BRW;8/30/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports that computers used by Australian businesses generated 7.9 million tons of carbon dioxide in 2005, according to an audit of information and communication technology (ICT) carbon emissions by the Australian Computer Society. ICT usage by businesses accounted for 1.5 percent of national carbon emissions in 2005.


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