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Greening Through IT Information Technology for Environmental Sustainability

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ISBN-10: 0262013932

ISBN-13: 9780262013932

Edition: 2010

Authors: Bill Tomlinson

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Environmental issues often span long periods of time, far-flung areas, and labyrinthine layers of complexity. In Greening through IT,Bill Tomlinson investigates how the tools and techniques of information technology (IT) can help us tackle environmental problems at such vast scales. Tomlinson describes theoretical, technological, and social aspects of a growing interdisciplinary approach to sustainability, "Green IT," offering both a human-centered framework for understanding Green IT systems and specific examples and case studies of Green IT in action. Tomlinson contrasts the broad ranges of time, space, and complexity against which environmental concerns play out to the relatively narrow…    
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Book details

List price: $6.75
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/19/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Bill Tomlinson is Associate Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, and a Researcher at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology.

Acknowledgments
Introduction to Green IT
Environmental Horizons
Human Horizons
The Role of Technology
Survey of Green IT Systems
Green IT and Education
Green IT and Personal Change
Green IT and Collective Action
Ways Forward
Notes
References
Index