Blue Skies Thread, Sustainable ICT Suite in General; Very true with cars they 'cost' allot to produce although newer cars do help to improve general air quality in ...
16th June 2008, 08:23 PM #16
Very true with cars they 'cost' allot to produce although newer cars do help to improve general air quality in busy areas.
Thin clients seem to be a good move for saving power and lower production costs as well.
16th June 2008, 08:56 PM #17
We're going thin client in a few suites, and the servers are running the new greener Intel chips (forgotten model number), that's about as good as we'll get for a while!
As for eco cars, aren't the Prius batteries made in a factory in an area with the highest pollution in the world and transported long distances? - not very eco after all!!
16th June 2008, 09:10 PM #18
Yes, you would drive yourself mad trying to factor in everything!
I mean, those solar cells sound great -but they use minerals that are in fairly short supply, so: would Coop have been better to send them out to Africa where they:
a, would benefit from it and can't afford cleaner energy sources
b, would actually be in use all year round!
(a portmanteau of green and whitewash) is a term that is used to describe the act of misleading consumers regarding the environmental practices of a company or the environmental benefits of a product or service. The term Green sheen
has similarly been used to describe organizations which attempt to appear that they are adopting practices beneficial to the environment
16th June 2008, 10:17 PM #19
Yea - your Prius ain't lookin' so smart now, huh!
Originally Posted by joe90bass
Goodness - life imitates xkcd again. Or the other way around. Whichever.
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