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Web Hosting For Greenies

I never thought an internet map could be so beautiful! Image by Matt Britt

Although us greenies are all about connecting with nature, we still like technology and sometimes it is necessary to be connected to the internet, whether it is to meet like-minded individuals or to share our involvement in the ‘eco – revolution’.

Every time we go online we are faced with the hypocritical dilemma of using web servers (computers that can store and serve content over the internet). They are housed in data centres that are up to 40 times more energy intensive than standard office buildings, running 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and consuming gross amounts of energy which is mostly generated by coal fired power plants. Read More & Comment →

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