19 Aug 2022
What exactly is 'Green IT’? How environmentally sustainable can technology be? In one sense digital technology is great because it reduces our reliance on consumables like paper, but then you have to counter that with the natural resources required to build digital hardware and our energy consumption when using that technology.
Ayodhya Wathuge is researching Green IT for her PhD at Southern Cross University to find out how it can improve our prospects of creating a more sustainable world. If you've ever wondered how damaging the simple act of sending an email or opening a web page can be in terms of your carbon footprint then join our discussion as this young Sri Lankan woman with a passion for the planet seeks to create a greener digital future.