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Internet Data Centers: The Cloud’s Carbon Footprint

If you haven’t heard of the term “cloud” or “cloud computing,” you will hear a lot about it in the near future. Essentially, it’s just another word for the internet. The term specifically refers to the idea that the internet has become a “cloud” of information accessible anywhere with the introduction and growth of mobile devices. The sources of this “cloud” are the giant servers these major companies run to send out information using incredible amounts of energy.

Major companies in the technology industry are facing harsh criticism about the energy consumption of their data centers. Giants like Facebook, Google,… Continue reading