"The world´s data centers are projected to surpass the airline industry as a greenhouse gas polluter by 2020."
The chances of keeping the global temperature increase below 2°C will “swiftly diminish” unless the world takes immediate action to escalate cuts in carbon emissions, the United Nations has warned.
The UN Environment Programme said that even if nations meet their current emissions reduction pledges, carbon emissions in 2020 will be eight to 12 gigatonnes above the level required to avoid a costly nosedive in greenhouse gas output.
"Every hour the sun beams
onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy
needs for an entire year."
“’Going green’ is no longer the reserve
of a minority ‘doing the right thing’; it’s becoming an essential
activity for all IT leaders,”