What is digital sobriety, or how to reduce your ‘thumbprint’

Datacenters are large consumers of energy, resulting in significant emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. — AFP Relaxnews

The concept of digital sobriety, which consists in reducing the environmental impact of new technologies through simple gestures, is still relatively unknown. However an increasing number are becoming aware of the importance of minimising CO2 emissions linked to their online use.

Digital sobriety consists in doing everything possible, on a daily basis, on a small or large scale, to reduce the environmental impact of digital technology. This means, above all, moderating one’s use and limiting one’s consumption when it comes to devices and equipment.

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