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Sustainable sensing for a smarter planet

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Tags: Communication hardware, interfaces and storage, Network architectures, Network services

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Pointers

Climate Savers Computing Initiative
Started by Google and Intel in 2007, the Climate Savers Computing Initiative is a nonprofit group of eco-conscious consumers, businesses and conservation organizations.
http://www.climatesaverscomputing.org

The Green Grid

The Green Grid is a global consortium of IT companies and professionals seeking to improve energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems around the globe. The organization seeks to unite global industry efforts to standardize on a common set of metrics, processes, methods and new  technologies to further its common goals.
http://www.thegreengrid.org

Jargon

LCA

Life-Cycle Assessment: A methodology for assessing the ecological impact of some process or artifact across the span of its entire existence.