4.3 green it

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  • green it
    • global requirements on organisations and individuals
      • green IT is an attempt to make computing more eco friendly. this can influence the materials that make computers,
        • the manner in which they are manufactured and the way in they are manufactured, how they are transported and how they are eventually disposed of.
      • many local initiatives recycle computers for use by others
      • this is an attempt of organisations taking a global awareness viewpoint in an attempt to extend the working life of computers beyond the relatively short of one business many dictate
    • United Nations Climate Change Summits
      • these annual meetings discuss climate change and ways in which the threat can be reduced and managed.
        • their focus has been on the reduction of carbon footprints across the world and in doing so they have considered the use and disposal of computers and computing equipment.
    • UK Government policy
      • the greening government IT  strategy made a commitment to adopt more green policies across government departments. the use of cloud storage and shared services were identified as areas in which the government could reduce its carbon footprint
      • carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization, or community.

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