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Defining the Carbon-Footprint of the Digital Economy
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10 Aug 2020

Defining the Carbon-Footprint of the Digital Economy

Daan Terpstra
Daan Terpstra

Today, people spend a vast majority of their time using digital services. Contrast the digital economy with the transportation sector – we know the environmental footprint of a journey but the same can’t be said for digital services. The digital economy is a vast interconnected, global system – we must create a framework to quantify its environmental impact and set out the industrial goalposts required to reach our 2030 emission targets.

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This article is part of a series in cooperation with Digital Infrastructure Network, covering some of the key ideas contained in the SDIA’s flagship report on the future of Digital Infrastructure: Utility of the Future – Where Digital and Energy Infrastructure combine. You can download the executive summary today and be notified when the report is released.

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