Digital technology: friend or foe against climate change?

While cloud computing and smartphones have a significant carbon footprint, some technology can help reduce the impact too. — dlohner/Pixabay

From the energy that goes into making smartphones to the fact that even emails create carbon emissions, the world's internet addiction comes with costs to the climate.

But could digital technology be part of the solution to climate change, as well as the problem?

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