Computer Science
Green Information and Communications Technology Strategies

 

Computer Science
Green Information and Communications Technology Strategies

Unit 1: Politics, Science, and Business of Sustainability

Learning Resources

Consult the following resources to learn more about these issues.

Articles

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Field, C.B, Mortsch, L.D., Brklacich, M., Forbes, D.L., Kovacs, P., Patz, J.A., Running, S.W., &  Scott, M.J. (2007). North America. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to Parry, M.L., Canziani, O.F., Palutikof, J.P., van der Linden, P.J., & Hanson, C.E. (Eds.), Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 617–652. Retrieved from http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar4/wg2/ar4-wg2-chapter14.pdf

Garnaut, R. (2008). Understanding climate science. In The Garnaut climate change review. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved from http://www.garnautreview.org.au/chp2.htm

See also the update: The Garnaut review 2011. Australia in the global response to climate change.

GreenIT eBook: Greening your business through technology Helping SMEs transition to a low carbon future (Version 1.2). (2011). Australian Information Industry Association. Retrieved from http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.aiia.com.au/resource/resmgr/green_it_book_files/greenit_ebook_v2_final.pdf

Newman, J. (2011, Sept. 9). 6 things you’d never guess about Google’s energy use. Time Tech. Retrieved from http://techland.time.com/2011/09/09/6-things-youd-never-guess-about-googles-energy-use/

St. Arnaud, B. (2009). ICT and Global Warming: Opportunities for Innovation and Economic Growth. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eCu0zJ7iAZCw3COuH3NerzKZNwpUtH1MBIJGEB7kslg/edit?pli=1

Videos

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 Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis. (2008). TED. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/al_gore_s_new_thinking_on_the_climate_crisis.html

Bill Gates on Energy: Innovating to Zero! (2010). TED. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/JaF-fq2Zn7I

Green Planet Episode 9: ICT as a Tool. (2009). Telecom TV. Retrieved from http://www.telecomtv.com/groupdetail_videoDetail.aspx?v=3873&id=23b5c279-c512-40fa-ab26-1ad64d93d217.
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ICT for a Sustainable Society. (2008). Interviews with Alan Rodger, Director, British  Antarctic Survey and Bill St. Arnaud, Chief Research Officer, CANARIE. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/tqi9ra3cHoA 

Government of Canada Sites

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