According to research by Global Action Plan, "the worldwide ICT sector is responsible for around 2% of man made CO2 each year - a similar figure to the global airline industry."
From your personal computer to the huge data centres, technology-related carbon emissions are on the rise.
Yesterday, Nora interviewed Bill St. Arnaud about IT's growing carbon footprint, and some possible solutions. Bill is the Senior Director of Advanced Networks for CANARIE. A shorter version will air on the January 23 & 26 episode of Spark, but you can hear the full version here.