Tonight we are starting a new session of Programming Basics. Although not specifically related to our course, we share what we are doing with the world. It’s easy to think that sustainability is only a concern in the material world. Here’s an interesting perspective.
Sustainable Web Design
A growing number of industries are trying to reduce or at least curtail carbon footprints and energy use. Emissions standards have been set for the automotive, construction, and even telecommunications industries. Yet the internet’s carbon footprint is growing out of control: a whopping 830 million tons of CO2 annually, which is bigger than that of the entire aviation industry. That amount is set to double by 2020.
It is time for web designers to join the cause.
Read the rest: Sustainable Web Design